In 'According To What?' Ai Weiwei Makes Mourning Subversive
How do we honor the dead? How do we commit them to memory? And how do we come to terms with the way they died? To start, we can name them.
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#1 Jan 23, 2013
"To compile the list, Ai ran afoul of Chinese authorities by having citizen investigators collect the names of more than 5,000 children who were killed when their schools collapsed in the earthquake. He also asked his Twitter followers to record the names of the dead and email them to him, believing many to be the victims of shoddy construction.
When Ai published those names on his popular blog, government censors shut it down. A few months later, he was beaten by police..."
This is how the CCP covers up its corruption.
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