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dpa : Dissident Vietnamese monk released after arrest

    HANOI, Feb 18, 2006 (dpa)- Dissident Buddhist monk Thich Quang Do has been released from Vietnamese police custody after being detained for violating his house arrest, a Paris-based group linked to the monk said Saturday. Vietnamese police have refused to talk about the case since reports of the …

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AFP : Buddhist monk leader said arrested in Vietnam

  Agence France Presse   HANOI, Feb 17, 2006 (AFP) – A leading Buddhist monk was arrested as he tried to visit the head of the dissident Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam, who is under house arrest, an exile group in France said Friday. Police arrested the church’s deputy leader, …

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dpa : Vietnamese dissident monk detained by police

    HANOI, Feb 17, 2006 (dpa) – A prominent Vietnamese dissident and Buddhist monk has been detained by local police, a witness who observed the incident said on Friday. Thich Quang Do, the deputy leader of the outlawed Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam, was stopped from boarding a train …

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ABC Radio : Report Buddhist monk arrested in Vietnam

    An international Buddhist group says police in Vietnam have arrested a monk as he was visiting the head of the banned Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam. Thich Quang Do, 77, is the deputy leader of the Church, which was outlawed in 1981. The International Buddhist Information Bureau (IBIB), …

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