Distributed April 11, 2002
News Service Contact: Mark Nickel
Jarat Chopra available for interviews Friday, April 12, at 11 a.m.
Jarat Chopra, assistant professor (research) at Brown University’s Watson Institute for International Studies, will recount his recent experiences during the siege of Ramallah and make himself available for interviews at 11 a.m. Friday, April 12, 2002, in Maddock Alumni Center on the Brown campus.
PROVIDENCE — Jarat Chopra, a Brown University assistant professor (research) who was among international observers trapped in Ramallah by Israeli forces, has returned to Providence. He will be available for interviews at 11 a.m. Friday, April 12, in Maddock Alumni Center, Brown and George streets on the Brown University campus.
Chopra left Providence Tuesday, March 19, for a 10-day trip to the region. On March 29, the day he had planned to leave Ramallah, Israeli troops entered the city in tanks and armored personnel carriers. After two unsuccessful attempts to leave the city, he made his way to Jerusalem on Monday, April 8.