UK Reverses Decision on Ai Weiwei Visa, Grants Full Six Month Stay

August 3rd, 2015

Ai Weiwei, via Financial TimesArtist Ai Weiwei has been granted his full 6-month visa by the UK Embassy, following an intervention by Home Secretary Theresa May.  “She has reviewed the case and has now instructed Home Office officials to issue a full six-month visa,” an embassy official said. “We have written to Mr Ai apologizing for the inconvenience caused.”

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