Home / News / Press Release (page 47)

Press Release

Buddhist dissident Thich Quang Do under grave situation in Vietnam

The International Buddhist Information Bureau is gravely concerned about the situation of the Very Venerable Thich Quang Do, Deputy leader of the outlawed Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam (UBCV) and 9 UBCV senior monks intercepted by Security Police on Monday 22nd November on their way to visit UBCV Patriarch Thich …

Read More »

Security Police prevent Thich Quang Do from visiting Patriarch Thich Huyen Quang and forcibly escort him back to Ho Chi Minh City

The International Buddhist Information Bureau (IBIB) has received further reports on the new crackdown on the outlawed Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam (UBCV). Venerable Thich Quang Do, 76, prominent dissident and Deputy leader of the banned Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam (UBCV) was forcibly prevented today from traveling to Binh …

Read More »

Buddhist Patriarch Thich Huyen Quang is gravely ill in Binh Dinh hospital

The International Buddhist Information Bureau is informed that the Patriarch of the Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam (UBCV) Thich Huyen Quang was taken into the Binh Dinh General Hospital yesterday morning, 18 November for emergency treatment. According to information obtained from the hospital by IBIB this morning, the 87 year-old …

Read More »

Vietnamese Buddhists condemn travel ban on Youth leaders and pledge support for the outlawed Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam

Representatives of the Vietnamese Buddhist Youth Movement (Gia Dinh Phat Tu Viet Nam) from the USA, Canada, Europe and Australia gathering in Bodhgaya, India, for the Festival of the World Movement of Vietnamese Buddhist Youth from 7-9 November 2004, issued two Resolutions protesting the Vietnamese government’s ban on 21 Buddhist …

Read More »