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In preparation for the VCP Central Committee’s 10th Plenum in July : High-ranking Communist Party veteran denounces excessive powers of Hanoi’s military intelligence and reveals schisms within the Party leadership

The Vietnam Committee on Human Rights has obtained a copy of a letter sent by a high-ranking military veteran to the Vietnamese Communist Party (VCP) leadership which sheds new light on the inner workings of the VCP’s military intelligence services, and exposes deep schisms within the leadership of the VCP. …

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Buddhist dissident Thich Tri Luc reports from Sweden :
Security Police forced him to conceal the truth at his trial in exchange for freedom

The International Buddhist Information Bureau (IBIB) has received a statement from Buddhist dissident Thich Tri Luc (secular name Pham Van Tuong) with the request that it be made public to the international media. Sent from Sweden, where he has been granted political asylum, the statement describes Thich Tri Luc’s views …

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Buddhist Patriarch Thich Huyen Quang calls on all Vietnamese Buddhists to unite in the non-violent struggle for the survival of Buddhism

70 delegations of senior monks, nuns and lay-Buddhists representing sections of the Vietnamese American Unified Buddhist Congress in the USA (VAUBC-USA), leaders of the Buddhist Youth Movement and representatives of 36 organizations of the Vietnamese community and media from all over the United States, Canada and Europe gathered in San …

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Senior UBCV monks send Petition to the Vietnamese government calling for the release of Thich Huyen Quang, Thich Quang Do and detained UBCV leaders

The International Buddhist International Information Bureau (IBIB) has received a copy of a forceful Petition sent to Vietnamese President Tran Duc Luong and Prime Minister Phan Van Khai by two senior dignitaries of the outlawed Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam (UBCV) calling for the release of UBCV monks arrested in …

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