Chinese artist Ai Weiwei takes a picture of himself as he leaves the Franz-Josef-Strauss airport in Munich, southern Germany, after his arrival from China on Thursday. Photo: AFP

Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei arrives in Munich - and snaps a selfie

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Chinese artist Ai Weiwei takes a picture of himself as he leaves the Franz-Josef-Strauss airport in Munich, southern Germany, after his arrival from China on Thursday. Photo: AFP
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Jessie Lau

Jessie Lau

Jessie Lau is a journalist with the South China Morning Post covering Hong Kong news and social affairs. Working primarily for the paper’s City Weekend edition, she writes features and news stories on diverse topics including human rights, culture and the environment. Originally from Hong Kong, she joined SCMP in 2015 after graduating with distinction from the University of California, Berkeley with a degree in English. Prior to joining SCMP, Jessie helped edit San Quentin News, an inmate-produced newspaper at San Quentin State Prison, served as news editor for UC Berkeley’s independent student newspaper and reported as a political intern for Capitol Weekly. Follow her on Twitter/Instagram @_laujessie or visit her website at www.laujessie.com.