Chinese activist Ai Weiwei says Credit Suisse will close the Foundation’s bank account
(Reuters)-Chinese dissident and artist Ai Weiwei said Credit Suisse’s “criminal record” in China, even though activists have never been convicted of crime. He said he would close the Swiss Foundation’s bank account earlier this year. Ai, one of China’s most famous artists and political activists currently living in Portugal, was first told by a Swiss bank to close his account this spring in an opinion piece on the website Artnet. I am writing. “Credit Suisse initially informed me that there was a new policy to close all bank accounts related to a criminal record,” Ai told Reuters in an email and transferred funds before September. He added that the Foundation had been asked to do so. ..