John Kamm Speaks at the China Card Conference
John Kamm is an American businessman and human rights campaigner. He founded and leads The Dui Hua Foundation. Kamm’s work has been recognized with awards from two American presidents (“Best Global Practices in Commerce” in 1997, and “Eleanor Roosevelt Award for Human Rights” in 2001) and with a “genius” grant from the MacArthur Foundation in 2004. Kamm has engaged the Chinese government in a dialogue on human rights, focusing on the treatment of prisoners and conditions in prisons. Dui Hua has submitted requests for information on more than 6,000 prisoners and has helped hundreds gain early release and better treatment.
Please join the U.S.-China Institute and PEN America for the West Coast launch of the PEN America report on social media in China, Forbidden Feeds. We will discuss the report and Chinese social media more generally.