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Last Message from Buddhist Patriarch Thích Quảng Độ on religious freedom, democracy and human rights

PARIS, 11th March 2020 (VCHR-IBIB): In remembrance of the Most Venerable Thích Quảng Độ, renowned dissident and Patriarch of the Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam (UBCV) who died in Saigon last month, the Vietnam Committee on Human Rights (VCHR) and the International Buddhist Information Bureau (IBIB) wish to present this …

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International community mourns the passing of Buddhist Patriarch Thích Quảng Độ, proponent of freedom and human rights in Vietnam

Most Venerable Thích Quảng Độ, 1928-2020 (Photo IBIB) PARIS, 27 Debruary 2020 (VCHR & IBIB) – The Most Venerable Thích Quảng Độ, Fifth Supreme Patriarch of the Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam (UBCV) died on Saturday 22nd February 2020 in Saigon at the age of 93. He suffered from diabetes, …

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In Vesak Day Message, UBCV leader Thích Quảng Độ urges Buddhists to overcome repression through the teachings of nonviolence and compassion

  PARIS, 28 May 2018 (IBIB) – The Most Venerable Thích Quảng Độ, Fifth Supreme Patriarch of the Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam (UBCV) issued his annual Message on the Anniversary of the Vesak (Birth of Buddha). Vesak Day, the most important event in the Buddhist calendar, is celebrated on …

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