Hua Yong: Chinese artist freed in time for daughter's birthday
A Chinese artist who was arrested after posting videos about Beijing's controversial mass evictions has been released on bail, according to friends.
Hua Yong had filmed a widely-shared farewell video to his daughter before his arrest on Saturday, saying he would not make it for her birthday.
But activists said he was freed on Monday evening and was reunited with his family in Chengdu city.
They also posted video clips showing him at her birthday celebration.
The Beijing-based painter had posted several videos on social media in recent weeks actively documenting the city's mass evictions and... read more
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