20 May '11, 11pm

Chinese police allege firm controlled by dissident artist Ai Weiwei evaded "huge amount" of tax:

BEIJING : Police in Beijing alleged Friday a firm controlled by Ai Weiwei had evaded "a huge amount" of tax, state media said, as authorities appeared to ramp up their case against the detained artist. Police authorities in the capital, citing an initial probe, also alleged the company -- Beijing Fake Cultural Development Ltd. -- had "intentionally destroyed accounting documents", the official Xinhua news agency reported. Ai, one of China's most prominent artists and a vocal critic of the ruling Communist Party, was detained by police on April 3. The 54-year-old's detention has been loudly condemned internationally, with the United States and European Union calling for his release. Up until now, the Chinese government had only said that Ai was under investigation for economic crimes, but police have so far failed to issue a formal arrest warrant. Ai was able to meet with h...

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