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Ham Seok-heonAndrew C. Nahm and James E. Hoare
Ham joined the Korean Quaker movement in 1960, becoming the voice of Korean pacifists and a champion for peace and democracy.
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HAM SEOK-HEON (1901-1989). A 1924 graduate of Tokyo High Normal School, Ham joined the Korean Quaker movement in 1960, becoming the voice of Korean pacifists and a champion for peace and democracy. He published a monthly named Voice of a Prayer, became an uncompromising crusader for human rights, and played the role of spiritual leader, gaining the respect and love of the people until his death. He was arrested, tried, and imprisoned many times in the 1970s.
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