(Midland, Texas—April, 1, 2016) China Aid will host a dinner event at 7:00 p.m. on April 21 at the Midland Country Club in Midland, Texas, to raise awareness of the deteriorating conditions of human rights, religious freedom and rule of law in China.
The event, entitled “Empowering the Persecuted; Freedom and Justice Dinner,” is invitation-only and will provide guests of China Aid with opportunities to be involved in exposing religious freedom abuses in China, encouraging those abused, and equipping religious leaders throughout China. Dinner will be served, and guests are required to RSVP.
William Inboden, the keynote speaker, is the Executive Director of the William P. Clements, Jr. Center for National Security, an Associate Professor at the LBJ School of Public Affairs and a Distinguished Scholar at the Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law at The University of Texas at Austin, a Senior Advisor for Avascent International, an Associate Scholar with Georgetown University’s Religious Freedom Project, a Non-Resident Fellow with the German Marshall Fund and a member of China Aid’s Advisory Board.
Inboden also previously served as Senior Director for Strategic Planning at the White House, a Member of the Policy Planning Staff at the Department of State, a Special Advisor in the Office of International Religious Freedom and as a staff member in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.
China Aid’s founder and president, Bob Fu will also make remarks and share information on the status of religious freedom in China and China Aid initiatives to serve the persecuted.
China Aid organizes events such as this dinner in order to raise awareness and provide opportunities to learn more about serving the persecuted church in China and standing against related human rights violations and religious freedom abuses.