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IBIB : 107 Buddhist monks in Hue condemn rejection of US Congress Resolution by Thich Tri Tinh, Head of the Executive Council of the State-sponsored Vietnam Buddhist Church

The International Buddhist Information Bureau (IBIB) has received a letter co-signed by 107 young Buddhist monks in Hue. Dated 30th November 2003, it strongly condemns a recent letter from Thich Tri Tinh, President of the Executive Council of the State-sponsored Vietnam Buddhist Church (VBC) to the Speaker of the U.S. …

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BBC Online : Vietnam dissidents win freedom

Three relatives of a jailed Vietnamese dissident who were accused of passing information abroad about his arrest have had their prison sentences cut short. Brothers Nguyen Vu Viet and Nguyen Truc Cuong, who were imprisoned for five and four years respectively in September, had their terms cut by the Ho …

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IBIB : Open Letter to the European Union Troïka

on the Forthcoming EU-Vietnam Human Rights Dialogue Hanoi, November 26th 2003 H.E. Luigi Solari, Italian Ambassador to the Socialist Republic of Vietnam H.H. Dan Mulhall, Irish Embassador to the Socialist Republic of Vietnam H.E. the Greek Ambassador to the Soclialist Republic of Vietnam Paris, 23rd November 2003 Your Excellencies, As …

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US Congress : Letter of 37 Prominent Members of the U.S. Congress urging Vietnam to release Buddhist dissidents Thich Huyen Quang and Thich Quang Do

“Dear Excellencies, “We respectfully urge that you facilitate the immediate release of the Most Venerable Thich Huyen Quang, Patriarch of the banned Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam and his deputy, Venerable Thich Quang Do. “These courageous leaders have spent much of the last 25 years detained without charge or trial …

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VCHR : The Socialist Republic of Vietnam :
Violations of the Rights of Ethnic Minorities in the Northern and Central Highlands

Report compiled byVietnam Committee on Human Rightsfor the 59th Session (30 July-17 August 2001)of the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) The Vietnam Committee on Human Rights (hereafter « Vietnam Committee ») welcomes the Report submitted by the Socialist Republic of Vietnam on its implementation of the International Convention on …

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