Chinese Nobel winner dodges call for laureate's freedom

Dec 6, 2012 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: Reuters

A flustered Mo Yan, the Chinese winner of the 2012 Nobel Prize for Literature, steered clear of human rights issues and refused on Thursday to back a petition by fellow laureates for jailed compatriot and Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo.

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old china

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Good for him. Itís an award for literary achievements, not a soap box. Had Nobel wished to make an issue out of human rights, democracy terrorism or whatever then he would surely have put up a prize.
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Dec 7, 2012
 
Mo told those critics off.

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