“I am moved and impressed that the residents near the coastline have been waging a nonviolent struggle to stop the base. They’ve used their bodies to block bulldozers, sacrificed their personal freedom, been beaten and imprisoned, and paid heavy fines...I think the least that environmentalists, peace activists can do is express our outrage. The International Union for Conservation of Nature will hold its World Conservation Congress on Jeju Island from September 6 to 15, 2012" - Robert Redford
Charles Robert Redford, Jr. (born August 18, 1936), better known as Robert Redford, is an American actor, film director, producer, businessman, environmentalist, philanthropist, and founder of the Sundance Film Festival. He has received two Oscars: one in 1981 for directing Ordinary People, and one for Lifetime Achievement in 2002. In 2010 he was awarded French Knighthood in the Legion d'Honneur.