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As Vietnamese Prime Minister visits President George W. Bush at the White House : Vietnam intercepts UBCV monks on their way to visit Patriarch Thich Huyen Quang

The International Buddhist Information Bureau (IBIB) has received urgent information from the Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam (UBCV) that a delegation of UBCV monks from Hue was intercepted this morning by Security Police as they sought to pay a visit to UBCV Patriarch Thich Huyen Quang at the Nguyen Thieu …

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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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Buddhist monk Thich Thien Minh is victim of harassments and death threats
UBCV Patriarch Thich Huyen Quang declines to meet Thich Nhat Hanh in Binh Dinh

  PARIS, 25 March 2005 (IBIB) – Buddhist monk Thich Thien Minh, member of the Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam (UBCV) released in a government amnesty after 26 years in re-education camp, sent an urgent communication to the International Buddhist Information Bureau (IBIB) this morning reporting that he is the …

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Buddhist Patriarch Thich Huyen Quang calls for freedom of movement for Thich Quang Do and the lifting of “verbal” house arrest orders

The Most Venerable Thich Huyen Quang, 86, prominent dissident and Fourth Supreme Patriarch of the banned Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam (UBCV), has sent an “Open Letter” to the Vietnamese leadership denouncing recent harassments of UBCV monks, and condemning the unlawful detention of UBCV Deputy leader Venerable Thich Quang Do …

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