Follow Up of the Day: Ai Weiwei Reportedly Released

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Follow Up of the Day: According to a report from China's state-run media, detained artist Ai Weiwei has been freed on bail after pleading guilty to tax evasion charges.

Xinhua says the 54-year-old Ai, who allegedly offered to repay his back taxes, was being released due to "his good attitude in confessing his crimes."

Despite the report, his family told BBC Chinese that they were not aware of

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