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Schedule Of Planned Jiang Speech Protest


A schedule of planned demonstrations during the visit of Chinese President Jiang Zemin:


9 a.m.: 48-hour hunger strike begins at Swedenborg Chapel, Corner of Quincy Street and Kirkland Street, Cambridge.

1 to 3 p.m.: Sign-making in Swedenborg Chapel. Preparations for the fast participants and supporters. AP-TV has confirmed it will attend.

6 p.m.: Candlelight vigil and prayer for freedom in Swedenborg Chapel.

7 p.m.: Gate of Heavenly Peace, a documentary on Tiananmen Square, will be shown in Yenching Library.


7:30 to 9:30 a.m.: Press interviews with protesters in Swedenborg Chapel.

8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.: "No One Is Safe," a rally to prostest Jiang's appearance.

9 to 9:05 a.m.: Ganden Monks prayers for peace and freedom.

9 to 10:30 a.m.: Addresses by TunHuo Lee, associate professor of virology at the School of Public Health, will be joined by Jamyang Norbu of Tibet; Guo Guo Li of China; Allen Keller of Physicians for Human Rights; Carl Williams of Amnesty International, and Phuntsok Dolma of Tibet, among others.

11 a.m. to 12 p.m.: Jiang speaks in Sanders Theatre, simulcasts available in the Science Center.

11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.: Speeches from Chinese dissident Harry Wu, actor Richard Gere, former political prisoner Wang Xi Zhe and others.

12 p.m.: Protest in support of Chinese refugees who have been persecuted for their sexual identity in the Science Center, sponsored by the BGTLSA.

1 p.m.: Formal Speech by Harry Wu on the steps of Memorial Church, sponsored by the Salient.

1 to 3 p.m.: Sit-down rally against China's role in Taiwan, sponsored by the Taiwanese Cultural Society.


9 a.m.: Hunger strike ends, Swedenborg Chapel.

7:30 to 9 p.m.: Discussion on China and Jiang, "An Objective View" in Loker Coffee House, sponsored by the Chinese Students Association.

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