And just to clarify:
Reuters UK reports:
” … the account was inaccessible, apparently deleted by government censors.”
“The controls are very strong,” Ai told Reuters by telephone. “They (the government) are very insecure, they are not ready for any kind of change.”
It’s not clear why the dissident artist was able to temporarily have a new account using his real name. Cracks in the Great Firewall perhaps? In spite of the Chinese attempts to silence him, Ai Weiwei continues to have an active presence on the US-based Twitter microblogging site, where he has over 131,000 followers and an international platform for his ideas and thoughts.
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