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Some Germans Demand Art Lent to China be Recalled Due to China’s Detention of Ai Weiwei

Posted by w_thames_the_d on April 17, 2011


from here:
“Berlin – German critics of the Chinese government have called for art lent to a Chinese museum to be recalled to protest Beijing’s recent arrest of artist and human rights activist Ai Weiwei.
However, the demand was rejected Friday.

Three leading German museums have lent treasures to Beijing’s newly refurbished National Museum. Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle flew to China to open the show, Art of the Enlightenment, two weeks ago, just before Ai Weiwei’s arrest.”

read the rest here

http://www.monstersandcritics.com/news/asiapacific/news/article_1633285.php/Critics-seek-recall-of-German-art-to-protest-Ai-Weiwei-arrest

One Response to “Some Germans Demand Art Lent to China be Recalled Due to China’s Detention of Ai Weiwei”

  1. gowron said

    China’s answer? pttttttbtttthhhh.*Facepalm*.

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