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dpa : Dissident Buddhist leaders arrested in Vietnam

    Hanoi, October 10 (dpa) – Police have arrested the elderly leaders of a banned Buddhist group in Vietnam, local police said Friday. Thich Huyen Quang, 86, and Thich Quang Do, 75, the leaders of the banned Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam, were arrested Thursday morning in Luong Son …

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AFP : Vietnam denies stand-off with dissident Buddhists

  Agence France Presse   HANOI, Oct 9 (AFP) – Vietnam denied Thursday that the head of an outlawed Buddhist church and his deputy had been prevented by security forces from leaving their monastery and travelling to Ho Chi Minh City. The Paris-based International Buddhist Information Bureau (IBIB) said the …

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Reuters : Vietnam Buddhist monks stopped by security – report

HANOI, Oct 8 (Reuters) – Two leaders of a banned Vietnam Buddhist group were prevented from leaving their monastery on Wednesday by security forces who surrounded their vehicle, sparking a standoff, a Buddhist group said. The International Buddhist Information Bureau said in a statement that Thich Huyen Quang, patriarch of …

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