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On the eve of the 10th National Congress of the Communist Party of Vietnam, Buddhist leader Thich Quang Do Calls for the Creation of a Free Trade Union to Protect Worker Rights in Vietnam

PARIS, 30th March 2006 (IBIB) – The International Buddhist Information Bureau (IBIB) received today an “Open Letter” from Venerable Thich Quang Do, prominent dissident and Head of the Executive Institute (Vien Hoa Dao) of the banned Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam (UBCV), calling on international labour movements, donor agencies and …

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Buddhist dissident Thich Quang Do is arrested in Ho Chi Minh City

The International Buddhist Information Bureau has just received urgent information from the outlawed Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam (UBCV) that the UBCV’s Deputy leader Venerable Thich Quang Do was arrested by Security Police at the Ho Chi Minh City Station at 6.45pm (Vietnam time) today, 16th February 2006. His current …

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