Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei speaks during an interview with Reuters in Montemor-O-Novo, Portugal in March. Photo: Reuters Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei speaks during an interview with Reuters in Montemor-O-Novo, Portugal in March. Photo: Reuters
Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei speaks during an interview with Reuters in Montemor-O-Novo, Portugal in March. Photo: Reuters
Ai Weiwei

Chinese dissident Ai Weiwei says Credit Suisse closing foundation’s bank account over ‘criminal record’

  • The artist says he was told to move funds out of the account in Switzerland because of a new bank policy
  • Ai was detained for 81 days in 2011, but says he has never been formally charged or convicted of a crime

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Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei speaks during an interview with Reuters in Montemor-O-Novo, Portugal in March. Photo: Reuters Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei speaks during an interview with Reuters in Montemor-O-Novo, Portugal in March. Photo: Reuters
Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei speaks during an interview with Reuters in Montemor-O-Novo, Portugal in March. Photo: Reuters
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