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China hits Ai Wei Wei with big tax bill

China hits Ai Wei Wei with big tax bill
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Chinese dissident artist Ai Wei Wei says he has been ordered to pay nearly two million euros in back taxes and fines. Authorities say it is due from the company he works for but his supporters say it is part of Beijing’s efforts to silence its critics. The 54-year-old was jailed without charge for two months earlier this year.

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