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253rd Anniversary of Mon Kingdom, Hongsawatoi Fallen Day / Holocaust Memorial Day of Mon People Ceremony
Fort Wayne, IN
May 8, 2010
MRC-Fort Wayne held Hongsawatoi Fallen Day/ Holocaust Memorial Day of Mon People in Fort Wayne in May 8, 2010 in order to remember thousands of Mon who were killed by Burman leader U Aung Zaya in 1757 when he invaded and occupied Mon Kingdom, Hongsawatoi (Pegu). The killing is equivalent to Hitler killing Jews during WWII. Similar to Jews, many of Mons were burnt alive in stockades. The ceremony programs included reading world-wide joint-statement, praying to the victims, and telling the story of Hongsawatoi Fallen Day.