The terms of Ai’s release are stringent, but the important thing is that he is free. We should celebrate that, whatever the terms, and hope the best for his future.


For previous posts on Ai Weiwei, see:

Postscript: Refer to slothglut’s comment below. While he is certainly correct in saying that the restrictions on Ai’s freedom are severe, I believe we must not assume the worst but must realize Ai needs time to figure out his way of dealing with them. I have no doubt he will find ways to express himself as he always has.


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