Ai Weiwei’s Lawyer, Human Rights Activist Pu Zhiqiang, Detained

June 20th, 2014

Pu Zhiqiang, the lawyer representing Ai Weiwei in his case to reclaim his visa from the Chinese has been arrested and detained by the government, after attending a meeting commemorating the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989.  “The current suppression of rights lawyers is worse than in the 2011 ‘Jasmine’ period” says friend and colleague Teng Biao.Read more at Artnet