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About Mo Li

Mo Li (the pen name of Mo Lihua) is a Chinese writer-in-exile. She graduated from the Chinese department of Beijing Normal University, and taught at Shaoyang Teachers' College in Hunan province until 1989. She was imprisoned for nearly three years after the massacre on 4 June 1989 in Beijing for her participation in the demonstrations. She now lives in Sundsvall, Sweden, where she writes and works as a Chinese-language teacher. Her books include Tibet is Over the Mountain (Taipei, 2007) and A Walk Through the Woods of Sweden (Taipei, 2008), and her essays are published in Open Magazine (Kaifang, Hong Kong), Democratic China (Mingzhu Zhongguo, New York) and Beijing Spring (Beijing Zhichun, New York)

Articles by Mo Li

This week's editor

NYDJH, editor

Our guest editors this week are Nira Yuval-Davis and Jamie Hakim of the University of East London’s Centre for research on Migration, Refugees and Belonging. They introduce us to this week's theme: Anti-Jewish and anti-Muslim racisms and Palestine/Israel.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Mo Yan's Nobel, an ideal betrayed

The Swedish Academy's award of the Nobel literature prize to the Chinese novelist Mo Yan violates the principles of its founder and represents a collusion with authoritarian power, says the Sweden-based Chinese writer Mo Li.

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