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AFP : Vietnam flexes muscles over outlawed Buddhist church

  Agence France Presse   HANOI, Oct 12 (AFP) – Vietnam signalled its intent last week to enforce a tough line against an outlawed Buddhist church despite signs earlier this year that the communist regime was seeking a rapprochement. A 10-hour stand-off on Wednesday between the security forces and the …

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Reuters : UPDATE 2-Vietnam monks innocent of secrets charge-group

(Adds details of accusations paragraphs 4-5) HANOI, Oct 11 (Reuters) – A Vietnamese government accusation that two leaders of a banned Buddhist group were carrying state secrets was “totally absurd”, their organisation said on Saturday. Thich Huyen Quang, 86, patriarch of the Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam (UBCV), and his …

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