Ai Weiwei: 'Payment is the price of freedom of speech'
Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has handed over a $1.3m (£820,000) bond to the government in order to begin an appeal against a massive tax bill.
Ai Weiwei was given a bill of $2.4m two weeks ago after being accused of tax evasion earlier this year.
He told Tim Franks on the BBC's Newshour that the payment was the price of "freedom of speech".
15 Nov 2011
- From the section Entertainment & Arts