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‘Censorship in West exactly the same as Mao’s China’ – exiled Chinese artist Ai Weiwei

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Political censorship in the West today is “exactly the same” as it was in China under its ruthless communist leader Mao Zedong, exiled artist Ai Weiwei has told Sky News.

The 66-year-old dissident told Sky News’ Trevor Phillips that “society becomes so timid, to really avoid any kind of questioning or argument.

“Today I see so many people by giving their basic opinions, they get fired, they get censored. This has become very common.”

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