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Nora Sausmikat – a life dedicated to China’s civil society

Nora Sausmikat, Head of the China Desk of the environmental and human rights organization Urgewald e.V.

When Nora Sausmikat stood on stage in the old Tea House Theatre in Chengdu at the end of the 1980s, newspapers, and television reported on the young European who had mastered Chinese opera. She has trained for a long time for this moment. Wearing a huge, colorful headdress and traditional costume, Sausmikat performs head voice and acrobatics. “I felt like a little star,” she says.

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