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Officially, Ai Weiwei’s year of house arrest should have come to a close this week, but instead, the Chinese government decided to hang on to his passport, on new charges of ‘pornography and bigamy’. While his status worldwide seems to know no boundaries, at home in China his position is still anything but secure. If you have not seen it yet, then make sure to catch the brilliant documentary Never Sorry that’s in cinemas in Germany right now, and in the meantime, there is a very personal statement by Ai Weiwei on what his experiences during the last year did and meant to him, over at The Guardian.