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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