Chinese censorship is world renowned for its oppression of free thought and expression. In the previous post the censorship was addressed from the point of view from those who deal with the censorship, albeit begrudgingly, and modify their works as such. In this post, the view is changing to one of outright defiance. The world famous artist and film maker Ai Weiwei continues to create controversial and politically charged films and art in protest of the censorship continued by the Chinese government. He has taken to online blogs to do much of his controversial writings and posting of media. He has gone past protesting censorship and progressed to government protest, specifically about events such as the earthquake in Sichuan, where the deaths of countless people and children were covered up. The documentary about Ai Weiwei, entitled “Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry,” details his efforts and run ins with the Chinese government officials.

http://www.japantimes.co.jp/culture/2013/11/21/films/new-ai-weiwei-film-details-the-art-of-persecution/#.UpEm-MSTiSo

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