“I love spicy food, and my friends tell me that Sichuan hotpot has become very popular in Addis Abeba,” he said.
Investigating the deaths of schoolchildren in the May 2008 Sichuan earthquake and posting their findings online.
His former secretary and deputy governor of Sichuan is now suspected of orchestrating the car accident.
To be sure, we can expect to see an outpouring of domestic support akin to that following the May 2008 Sichuan earthquake.
Lei Huazhen is a handsome woman and unusually tall for an inhabitant of Sichuan.
Tan had been trying to ascertain the names of the more than 5,000 schoolchildren who died in the 2008 Sichuan earthquake.
Ai became increasingly critical of the government for alleged corruption in the building of schools in Sichuan.
Many self-immolations have taken place in Sichuan province, but their geographic scope has expanded in recent weeks.
He lives high up in the mountains in Tufangshan village, Langzhong county, in northern Sichuan.
But since the Beijing Olympics and the Sichuan earthquake in 2008, his politics have become his art.