September 27, 2012
by Max Slater
Beijing's Second Intermediate People's Court on Thursday denied an appeal by dissident artist Ai Weiwei challenging a 15 million yuan (USD $2.4 million) fine for back taxes. The Chinese government levied the fine against Beijing Fake Cultural Development Ltd., the company that promotes Ai's work. ...[read more]
July 20, 2012
by Dan Taglioli
Beijing's Chaoyang District Court on Friday rejected the appeal brought by dissident artist Ai Weiwei challenging the government's imposition of 15 million yuan (USD $2.4 million) tax evasion penalty. The fine was leveled against Fake Cultural Development Ltd., the company that helps Ai, 55, ...[read more]
June 20, 2012
by Sung Un Kim
Dissident artist Ai Weiwei was banned on Wednesday from attending the first hearing in the case brought by his company, Fake Cultural Development Ltd., against Beijing tax authorities. The court was also closed to filming, denying access to reporters into the courthouse. Police officers stationed ...[read more]
May 8, 2012
by Sung Un Kim
A Chinese court agreed on Monday to hear the case brought by dissident artist Ai Weiwei. Ai challenged the government's imposition of 15 million yuan (USD $2.4 million) tax evasion penalty on Fake Cultural Development Ltd. which helps him to produce and market his works. He was accused and ...[read more]

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