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Security Police forbid UBCV Patriarch Thich Huyen Quang to travel to Saigon for hospital visit – Nobel laureate Mairead Corrigan Maguire nominates Thich Quang Do for 2007 Nobel Peace prize

The International Buddhist Information Bureau (IBIB) is informed by the Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam (UBCV) that Security Police in Binh Dinh province have prohibited UBCV Patriarch Thich Huyen Quang from travelling to Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) for medical examinations at the Franco-Vietnamese hospital. In October 2006, the 87-year …

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Ho Chi Minh City Police City prohibit UBCV monks from receiving foreigners until APEC leaders leave Vietnam – Suspected of wanting to meet US President George W. Bush, Buddhist Nun Thich Nu Dam Thoa is arrested in Hanoi

PARIS, 19 November 2006 (IBIB) – The International Buddhist Information Bureau (IBIB) has received urgent information from Venerable Thich Vien Dinh, Vice-President and Secretary General of “Vien Hoa Dao”, the Executive Institute of the outlawed Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam, and Superior monk of the Giac Hoa Pagoda, one of …

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