China: Duihua foundation

Celia at China Activist Weekly attended a speech by Duihua Foundation founder John Kamm last week. Aside from summing up his message, Celia gives some background to the man, his work, and why it has been so effective:

“First of all, who is John Kamm? He is the former president of the American Chamber of Congress, an extremely successful businessman who had a revelation in 1990 at a banquet in Hong Kong while being toasted at a banquet by a top Beijing official. He interrupted the toast and asked China to release a specific prisoner of conscience. His action not only created quite a scene, it changed his own life (and that of the prisoner, who was released).”

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