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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2,000 Buddhists commemorate the Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam’s 30 years of peaceful struggle for religious freedom, human rights and democracy – Messages from UBCV Patriarch Thich Huyen Quang, Deputy leader Thich Quang Do, President George W. Bush, Congressman Chris Smith, keynote speeches by MEP Ryszard Czarnecki, Vo Van Ai

SAN GABRIEL, CALIFORNIA – 2,000 Vietnamese Buddhists and 80 leading monks and nuns from the Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam (UBCV) in Canada and the USA gathered at the UBCV’s overseas headquarters at Dieu Phap Pagoda in San Gabriel, California on Sunday 18 December 2005 to commemorate the 30th Anniversary …

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