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Buddhist Monks to Protest at Burmese Embassy in Bangkok on Sept 27 morning

The Buddhist Channel, Sept 26, 2007

When: 27 September 2007 - 10.00 AM
Where: Burmese Embassy in Bangkok – 132 Sathorn Nua Rd. Bangkok 10500

On 27 September 2007 at 10:00 AM, there will be a peaceful protest at the Burmese Embassy in Bangkok. The protest will be led by Buddhist Monks who wish to show there spiritual support for their brethren in Burma.

The Monks will pray and perform religious rites. The Monks will be joined by 300 Thai and Burmese activists.

Buddhist monks in Burma have been at the forefront of continued demonstrations against the military regime for the past several weeks.

On 26 September, Burma’s military regime reacted to the monks’ peaceful protests with violence. As of the drafting of this media advisory, at least three monks are reported dead and many other injured.

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