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2003-01-22 | IBIB
In his 20th year of internal exile, detained Buddhist Patriarch Thich Huyen Quang urges Buddhists to resist persecution and engage in the nonviolent movement for democracy, religious freedom and human rights (Message to Vietnamese Buddhists for the Lunar New Year)

2003-02-11 | Vietnam Committee
The European Commission calls for the release of Buddhist leaders Thich Huyen Quang and Thich Quang Do and calls on European diplomatic envoys to visit the detained Buddhist dissidents in Vietnam

2003-02-17 | Vietnam Committee
Quang Ngai Police ban Buddhist leader Thich Huyen Quang from traveling to Ho Chi Minh City to undergo urgent surgery

2003-03-17 | IBIB
Diplomats from the European Union and the United States visit Buddhist Patriarch Thich Huyen Quang in Hanoi

2003-03-21 | Vietnam Committee
The International Federation of Human Rights Leagues (FIDH) and the Vietnam Committee on Human Rights call for the immediate release of human rights defender Nguyen Dan Que

2003-03-28 | IBIB
Buddhist leader Thich Huyen Quang faces hardships in Hanoi after issuing a Statement calling for the re-establishment of the banned UBCV

2003-04-02 | IBIB
Vietnam Prime Minister Phan Van Khai holds talks with Patriarch Thich Huyen Quang in Hanoi on the situation of the banned Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam

2003-04-03 | IBIB
37 Prominent Members of the U.S. Congress urge Vietnam to release Buddhist dissidents Thich Huyen Quang and Thich Quang Do

2003-04-07 | IBIB
U.S. Ambassador Raymond Burghart visits UBCV Patriarch Thich Huyen Quang in Hanoi – two thousand Buddhists greet Venerable Thich Huyen Quang in Hue

2003-04-11 | IBIB
People in Need Foundation grants Homo Homini Award to Venerables Thich Huyen Quang, Thich Quang Do and Father Nguyen Van Ly – Former President Vaclav Havel sends a message of solidarity to human rights defenders in Vietnam

2003-04-16 | Vietnam Committee
Vietnam Committee on Human Rights condemns new assault on freedom of expression and religion in Vietnam (59th Session of the UN Commission on Human Rights)

2003-05-06 | IBIB
Prague Bishop Vaclav Maly calls for the immediate release of Venerable Thich Huyen Quang, Thich Quang Do and Father Nguyen Van Ly

2003-05-13 | IBIB
Freedom from Fear : Patriarch Thich Huyen Quang issues Vesak Message to Buddhists in Vietnam – UBCV leaders Thich Huyen Quang and Thich Quang Do hold new talks in Ho Chi Minh City

2003-05-30 | IBIB
Overseas Congregations of the Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam in the United States, Europe and Australia call for the release of Venerable Thich Quang Do and the right to existence of the banned UBCV

2003-10-14 | IBIB
Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam holds Special Conference in Melbourne, Australia - Venerable Thich Huyen Quang is proclaimed Fourth Supreme Patriarch of the UBCV

2003-11-11 | IBIB
Venerable Thich Quang Do is gravely ill under house arrest in Saigon - Buddhists stage protest against religious repression outside Vietnamese Consulate in San Francisco

 
International Press

2003-02-18 | AFP
Rights group says detained Vietnamese monk needs urgent surgery

2003-04-02 | dpa
Detained Buddhist patriarch meets Vietnam’s prime minister

2003-04-05 | Kyodo
Vietnam premier meets dissident Buddhist leader

2003-04-08 | dpa
Crowds greet leader of banned Buddhist sect in Vietnam

2003-05-16 | dpa
European Parliament ‘alarmed’ at Vietnam dissident crackdown

2003-06-05 | dpa
Vietnam says jailed dissident monk may be released before September

2003-06-19 | dpa
Vietnam defends Internet restrictions, denies thwarting free speech

2003-06-19 | dpa
Press freedom group slams dissident’s harsh prison sentence

2003-09-16 | dpa
Vietnam-Dissident - Rights group slams Vietnam’s announcement about dissident monk feared kidnapped

2003-09-19 | AFP
Police in Vietnam obstruct assembly of banned Buddhist church : UBCV

2003-10-08 | Reuters
Vietnam Buddhist monks stopped by security - report

2003-10-08 | dpa
Stand-off between Buddhist leaders and Vietnamese security services escalates

2003-10-08 | dpa
Leader of banned Buddhist sect goes on hunger strike in Vietnam

2003-10-08 | AFP
Vietnam backs down in stand-off with dissident Buddhist monks

2003-10-08 | AFP
Dissident Vietnamese monks in vehicle stand-off with police

2003-10-08 | AFP
Dissident Vietnamese monks in vehicle stand-off with police

2003-10-08 | AP
Police allow Vietnamese monks to leave province aft...

2003-10-08 | AP
Report : Vietnamese monks from banned church holed up in a minivan

2003-10-09 | AFP
Vietnam denies stand-off with dissident Buddhists

2003-10-10 | AFP
Vietnam says two dissident monks could face house arrest

2003-10-10 | Reuters
Vietnam says monks found with “state secrets”

2003-10-10 | AP
Two leaders of banned Vietnamese faith accused of c...

2003-10-10 | dpa
Dissident Buddhist leaders arrested in Vietnam

2003-10-11 | AFP
Buddhist group concerned over escalation of “repression” in Vietnam

2003-10-11 | AP
Vietnam says monks from banned church illegally set up secret organization

2003-10-11 | Reuters
UPDATE 2-Vietnam monks innocent of secrets charge-group

2003-10-11 | dpa
Vietnam-Dissidents - Vietnam accuses dissident Buddhist monks of plot

2003-10-12 | AFP
Vietnam flexes muscles over outlawed Buddhist church

2003-10-13 | AFP
Buddhist monk placed under house arrest in Vietnam crackdown

2003-10-14 | Reuters
Thaw over, Vietnam tackles banned Buddhist group

2003-10-16 | AFP
Vietnam says three dissident monks under house arrest

2003-10-16 | AP
Vietnam places three monks from banned church under arrest

2003-10-16 | Reuters
Vietnam curbs travel for three Buddhist monks

2003-10-17 | Reuters
INTERVIEW-Vietnam religious head defends action on monks

2003-10-21 | AFP
Vietnam-religion-rights - Outlawed Buddhist church says Vietnam stepping up repression

2003-11-19 | dpa
Vietnam slams human rights group’s criticism

 
 
 

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