Artists Protest Demolition of Art Zone in Beijing
    2010-02-22 21:58:48     Xinhua      Web Editor: Xu Leiying
 
A group of artists staged a brief protest against the demolition of an art zone in downtown Beijing Monday afternoon, police and witnesses said.

More than 10 artists, including Ai Weiwei, rallied on Chang'an Avenue at about 3 p.m., expressing discontent over the demolition of the Chuangyi Zhengyang Art Zone in the Chaoyang District in the city's east.

More than 10 police officers were dispatched to maintain order, witnesses said.
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