10 Aug '11, 8am

China lets writer go home after artist Ai Weiwei's tweet

China lets writer go home after artist Ai Weiwei's tweet

Chinese writer Ran Yunfei has been allowed to return home after spending six months in a detention centre, his lawyer said on Wednesday, a day after dissident artist Ai Weiwei (above) tweeted a plea of support. -- PHOTO: AFP BEIJING (AFP) - CHINESE writer Ran Yunfei has been allowed to return home after spending six months in a detention centre, his lawyer said on Wednesday, a day after dissident artist Ai Weiwei tweeted a plea of support. Mr Ran, 43, was detained in February on charges of 'inciting subversion' during a crackdown on dissent linked to calls for Chinese citizens to join protests echoing anti-government actions in the Middle East. Mr Ran's lawyer told AFP his client had been let out of the detention centre but remained under house arrest in his home town of Chengdu in south-western China. 'I haven't had the chance to talk with him, but you know his case hasn'...

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