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Buddhist Patriarch Thich Huyen Quang is gravely ill in Binh Dinh hospital

The International Buddhist Information Bureau is informed that the Patriarch of the Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam (UBCV) Thich Huyen Quang was taken into the Binh Dinh General Hospital yesterday morning, 18 November for emergency treatment. According to information obtained from the hospital by IBIB this morning, the 87 year-old …

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Prominent dissident Thich Quang Do calls on Vietnam to immediately lift the arbitrary detention order on himself and UBCV Patriarch Thich Huyen Quang

The International Buddhist Information Bureau (IBIB) has obtained a copy of a letter sent by Vietnam’s most prominent religious dissident, Venerable Thich Quang Do, 76, to the Vietnamese Communist leadership summoning them to lift the arbitrary “administrative detention” order imposed on himself and the Patriarch of the Unified Buddhist Church …

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