Chinese activist artist Ai Weiwei prepares to leave the Beijing No. 2 People's Intermediate Court, after attending his appeal case in Beijing Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012. Chinese authorities on Thursday ... more 
Chinese activist artist Ai Weiwei prepares to leave the Beijing No. 2 People's Intermediate Court, after attending his appeal case in Beijing Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012. Chinese authorities on Thursday rejected Ai’s second appeal of a $2.4 million tax fine, meaning his design company will have to pay the penalty. (AP Photo/Andy Wong) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Andy Wong
Thu, Sep 27, 2012 8:21 AM EDT