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Prominent Member of the European Parliament is arrested in Ho Chi Minh City for staging a peaceful demonstration for religious freedom in Vietnam

PARIS, 6 June 2001 (VCHR) – The Vietnam Committee on Human Rights is deeply concerned for the safety of Olivier Dupuis, Member of the European Parliament and Secretary of the Italy-based Transnational Radical Party and his assistant, Martin Schultes, arrested at 19h.30h (Vietnam time) in front of the Thanh Minh …

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Prominent European M.P. Olivier Dupuis stages sit-in inside Thanh Minh Zen Monastery in solidarity with detained Buddhist monk Thich Quang Do

PARIS, 6 June 2001 (VCHR) – Mr Olivier Dupuis, Member of the European Parliament and Secretary-general of the Transnational Radical Party is staging a sit-in today inside the Thanh Minh Zen Monastery at 90 Tran Huy Lieu Street, Phu Nhuan Ward, Ho Chi Minh City, to protest Vietnam’s arbitrary detention …

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