Prominent Chinese Artist Ai Weiwei Detained and Missing

The internationally acclaimed and controversial Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has been missing since Sunday morning after being detained while going through immigration at the airport in Beijing. Authorities separated him from staff he was travelling with and turned off his cell phone. Shortly after Ai was detained, 40 police officers arrived at his studio and raided it, confiscating dozens of items and taking away eight of his assistants. A Twitter message sent from his office said, "There are...Full Story
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