New Chinese Nobel Laureate Calls For Fellow Nobel Winner's Freedom - NYTimes.com

10/12/2012 12:48 pm ET | Updated Dec 12, 2012
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BEIJING -- Mo Yan, the new Nobel laureate who has strenuously avoided antagonizing the Communist Party during much of his career, stepped into a political minefield on Friday by calling for the release of Liu Xiaobo, the imprisoned writer and fellow Nobel winner who is serving an 11-year sentence for subversion.

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