Dissident Chinese artist defiant in first interview since his release
Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei pledged to continue fighting injustice in his first interview since his release from detention.
The outspoken critic of the nation’s human rights record was arrested in April, detained for three months and charged with tax evasion.
“Of course you might live an easier life if you abandon some rights. But there are so many injustices, and limited educational resources,” Ai told the Chinese Communist party’s Global Times newspaper. “They all diminish happiness. I will never stop fighting injustice.”
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