Home / News (page 30)

News

Buddhist leader Thich Quang Do sends Message of Solidarity to His Holiness the Dalai Lama and the people of Tibet

PARIS, 16 February 2012 (IBIB) – Following the recent wave of self-immolations by Tibetans calling for religious freedom, and the ensuing brutal crackdown on these protests by the Chinese authorities, the Most Venerable Thich Quang Do, Patriarch of the outlawed Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam (UBCV) has written to His …

Read More »

Euro-MEPs should press visiting Vietnam delegation to free political prisoners and accept human rights control mechanisms in upcoming EU-Vietnam trade agreement

PARIS, 5 December 2011 (VIETNAM COMMITTEE) – Mr. Vo Van Ai, President of the Vietnam Committee on Human Rights and Quê Me: Action for Democracy in Vietnam, wrote to the European Parliament to call on Vietnam to respect human rights and democratic freedoms during their meeting with a high-level delegation …

Read More »

International personalities and over 4,000 Buddhists celebrate the consecration of Most Venerable Thich Quang Do Fifth Supreme Patriarch of the Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam

PARIS, 29 November 2011 (IBIB) – The Most Venerable Thich Quang Do, prominent dissident and 2012 Nobel Peace Prize nominee was consecrated Fifth Supreme Patriarch of the Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam (UBCV) at the UBCVs 9th Congress from 18-20 November 2011. Because of continuous government repression against the outlawed …

Read More »