At the 61st Session of the UN Commission Human Rights : Vo Van Ai denounces Vietnam’s secret service GD2 and reveals a Communist Party instruction manual on religious repression

PALAIS DES NATIONS, GENEVA, 5 April 2005 (VCHR) – Speaking at the UN Commission on Human Rights in Geneva today, Mr. Vo Van Ai, President of the Paris-based Vietnam Committee on Human Rights (VCHR) and Vice-President of the International Federation of Human Rights (FIDH) condemned the institutionalisation of State repression …

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UBCV monk Thich Vien Phuong is arrested after visiting Thich Quang Do – Communist authorities press Thich Huyen Quang to receive Thich Nhat Hanh in Binh Dinh

  The International Buddhist Information Bureau (IBIB) has received urgent information from the Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam (UBCV) that UBCV Buddhist monk Thich Vien Phuong was arrested in Saigon by Security Police today (Wednesday 30th March 30th) at 5.30 pm Vietnam time. Security Police arrested him on his motorbike …

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