Chinese Nobel-winning author targeted in patriotic lawsuit


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FILE - Chinese Literature Nobel Prize winner Mo Yan, center, leaves following a panel discussion at the Beijing International Book Fair in Beijing, Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017. Mo Yan, one of China's most celebrated authors, who won the country's first Nobel Prize for literature and was once praised by top officials, is now at a center of a nationalist storm, indicating the shifting lines for freedom of expression under Chinese President Xi Jinping. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File) TAIPEI – His writing won China’s first Nobel Prize for Literature, but is it patriotic enough for Xi Jinping’s China? That’s the question...