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Artist Ai Weiwei Freed From Chinese Government Custody

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Activist artist Ai Weiwei speaks to journalists gathered outside his home in Beijing, China, Thursday, June 23, 2011. (AP)
Activist artist Ai Weiwei speaks to journalists gathered outside his home in Beijing, China, Thursday, June 23, 2011. (AP)

The visit also comes ahead of Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao's visit to Europe, where other governments have been particularly critical of Weiwei's detention.

We took an in-depth look at Ai Weiwei's case when he was originally detained in April.

This program aired on June 23, 2011. The audio for this program is not available.

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