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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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AFP : Religious dissident in Vietnam launches call for democracy

HANOI, Feb 11, 2005 (AFP) – A prominent religious dissident has called on Vietnamese authorities and intellectuals to build up democracy and pluralism in the communist country, an exiled group said. The Paris-based International Buddhist Information Bureau (IBIB), the communication arm of the main dissident buddhist church in Vietnam, said …

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Prominent Member of the European Parliament is arrested in Ho Chi Minh City for staging a peaceful demonstration for religious freedom in Vietnam

PARIS, 6 June 2001 (VCHR) – The Vietnam Committee on Human Rights is deeply concerned for the safety of Olivier Dupuis, Member of the European Parliament and Secretary of the Italy-based Transnational Radical Party and his assistant, Martin Schultes, arrested at 19h.30h (Vietnam time) in front of the Thanh Minh …

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dpa: U.S. religious commission is slander, says Hanoi

HANOI, February 15, 2001 (dpa) – Vietnam on Thursday criticised a U.S. review into religious freedom in the communist-ruled nation, calling it an “unacceptable” interference in Vietnam’s internal affairs. “That the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom gives itself the right to pass judgments on religious situations in other countries …

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