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British Official Intervenes, Gives Chinese Artist Full Visa

British Home Secretary Theresa May has intervened to reverse a decision by her officials and grant dissident Chinese artist and free-speech advocate Ai Weiwei a full six-month visa to enter Britain, her government department said Friday. On Thursday, the artist, whose passport was returned by Chinese authorities last week four years after it was confiscated, said Britain had granted him only a short-stay visa instead of one granting him permission to stay for the full six months. He...

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