Received this press release today:
The media is also invited to attend “teach-ins” during the day; contact Douglas Irvin, 973/353-1260 for schedule
FOR FIRST TIME, SAFFRON REVOLUTION MONKS WILL SPEAK OUT ABOUT 2007 UPRISING IN BURMA/MYANMAR
Rutgers University in Newark Will Host Free Public Forum Oct. 29, 2008
(Newark, N.J., Oct. 21, 2008) -- The Saffron Revolution Monks of Burma/Myanmar will speak out Oct. 29 about their experiences during the peaceful popular uprising of 2007, and the brutal state crackdown, which left hundreds dead and many more jailed. This is the first time the monks will discuss the uprising during a public forum, which will be held from 2:30 - 3:50 p.m., Oct. 29, in Hill Hall Room 101 at Rutgers University, 360 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Newark. The monks will answer questions from the audience during this free public forum, which is sponsored by the Rutgers Center for the Study of Genocide and Human Rights (CGHR).