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2004-01-22 | IBIB
In a Message to Vietnamese Buddhists for the Lunar New Year (Têt) :
UBCV Patriarch Thich Huyen Quang calls on Buddhists to brave persecution and pursue the non-violent movement for religious freedom and human rights


2004-02-27 | IBIB
U.S. State Department Report fails to reflect on-going religious repression against the outlawed Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam

2004-03-08 | Vietnam Committee
35th Congress of the FIDH in Quito (Equador) calls for the release of Thich Huyen Quang, Thich Quang Do and Pham Quê Duong

2004-03-11 | Vietnam Committee
VCP Secretary-general Nong Duc Manh visits European Commission in Brussels :
Vietnam Committee and prominent Euro MPs urge Romano Prodi to demand the release of Thich Huyen Quang, Thich Quang Do and Pham Quê Duong


2004-04-06 | IBIB
Authorities in Hue impede members of the US Consulate from meeting UBCV monk Thich Thien Hanh at Bao Quoc Pagoda

2004-04-26 | IBIB
Senior UBCV monks send Petition to the Vietnamese government calling for the release of Thich Huyen Quang, Thich Quang Do and detained UBCV leaders

2004-04-28 | IBIB
U.S. Ambassador Raymond Burghardt visits UBCV Patriarch Thich Huyen Quang in Binh Dinh

2004-05-04 | IBIB
Buddhist Patriarch Thich Huyen Quang calls on all Vietnamese Buddhists to unite in the non-violent struggle for the survival of Buddhism

2004-05-17 | IBIB
Security Police threaten to expel Buddhist monks and cut off electricity at Giac Hoa Pagoda in Saigon for supporting the banned UBCV

2004-06-02 | IBIB
As the United Nations observes the International Day of the Vesak in New York, UBCV leaders “celebrate” Buddha’s Birthday under house arrest in Vietnam

2004-07-08 | Vietnam Committee
Dissidents Tran Khue and Pham Que Duong face unfair trials in Vietnam

2004-07-08 | IBIB
Buddhist dissident Thich Tri Luc reports from Sweden :
Security Police forced him to conceal the truth at his trial in exchange for freedom


2004-07-24 | Vietnam Committee
Hanoi fails in attempt to stifle NGO freedom of speech at the United Nations

2004-07-29 | Vietnam Committee
In preparation for the VCP Central Committee’s 10th Plenum in July : High-ranking Communist Party veteran denounces excessive powers of Hanoi’s military intelligence and reveals schisms within the Party leadership

2004-09-04 | Vietnam Committee
Out of sight, out of mind : Vietnamese civil society is excluded from the ASEM 5 People’s Forum in Hanoi

2004-09-15 | Vietnam Committee
Censorship and self-censorship at the ASEM 5 People’s Forum in Hanoi

2004-09-15 | IBIB
The United States designates Vietnam as a “country of particular concern” for grave violations of religious freedom

2004-10-07 | Vietnam Committee
Fifth ASEM Summit in Hanoi : 109 Euro MPs call for the immediate release of Buddhist dissidents Thich Huyen Quang and Thich Quang Do

2004-10-28 | IBIB
Prominent dissident Thich Quang Do calls on Vietnam to immediately lift the arbitrary detention order on himself and UBCV Patriarch Thich Huyen Quang

2004-11-03 | IBIB
Vietnam prohibits 21 Buddhist Youth leaders from attending the World Movement of Vietnamese Buddhist Youth Festival in India

2004-11-10 | IBIB
Vietnamese Buddhists condemn travel ban on Youth leaders and pledge support for the outlawed Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam

2004-11-12 | Vietnam Committee
Vietnam Committee on Human Rights condemns unfair prison sentence on Reverend Nguyen Hong Quang

2004-11-19 | IBIB
Buddhist Patriarch Thich Huyen Quang is gravely ill in Binh Dinh hospital

2004-11-20 | IBIB
Nobel Peace Laureate Máiréad Corrigan Maguire joins millions of Buddhists in prayers for Buddhist Patriarch Thich Huyen Quang

2004-11-21 | IBIB
Thich Quang Do meets top-level US State Department delegation and prepares to visit UBCV Patriarch Thich Huyen Quang in Binh Dinh

2004-11-22 | IBIB
Security Police prevent Thich Quang Do from visiting Patriarch Thich Huyen Quang and forcibly escort him back to Ho Chi Minh City

2004-11-22 | IBIB
Police intercept Buddhist delegation on its way to take Thich Quang Do to visit the UBCV Patriarch Thich Huyen Quang in Quy Nhon

2004-11-23 | IBIB
Communist authorities summon Buddhist dissident Thich Quang Do tomorrow for questioning on “appropriating state secrets”

2004-11-25 | IBIB
Buddhist dissident Thich Quang Do under grave situation in Vietnam

2004-12-08 | Vietnam Committee
Vietnam Committee on Human Rights protests Vietnam’s denial of visa to US Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez

 
International Press

2004-03-09 | AFP
Rights body condemns Vietnam for political, religious repression

2004-03-13 | AFP
Vietnamese Buddhist dissident jailed for 20 months

2004-03-18 | dpa
British official raises human rights concerns during Vietnam visit

2004-03-29 | AFP
Vietnam-religion-rights-UN
UN granted permission to see Buddhist dissident in Vietnam


2004-03-29 | AP
U.N. official: Dissident monk could be allowed to resettle outside Vietnam

2004-04-02 | AFP
UN refugee agency hopeful in talks with Vietnam over dissident

2004-04-06 | dpa
Vietnam uses espionage charges to suppress freedom, says rights group

2004-04-06 | AFP
US diplomats denied access to religious groups in Vietnam

2004-04-08 | AP
UPDATE 1-Dissident Vietnam monk given nod to resettle

2004-04-10 | dpa
Kidnapped dissident U.N. refugee to be allowed to leave Vietnam

2004-04-28 | AP
U.S. ambassador meets with head of outlawed Vietnam church

2004-05-17 | AFP
US calls on Vietnam to let UNHCR have access to jailed Buddhist

2004-09-06 | dpa
ASEM Peoples Forum kicks off in Vietnams capital

2004-09-06 | dpa
Journalists told no room at ASEM Peoples Forum in Vietnam

2004-09-06 | AP
Journalists banned from attending ASEM People’s Forum in Hanoi

2004-09-08 | The Nation
Getting Hanoi to loosen up

2004-09-09 | Today@ABS-CBN
Vietnam restricts Cambodian, Burmese activists
By ESTRELLA TORRES - TODAY Reporter


2004-09-16 | AFP
Vietnam hits back at Washington religion report

2004-09-16 | dpa
U.S. designates Vietnam country of concern for religious freedom

2004-09-16 | Reuters
US adds Hanoi to list of nations abusing religion freedom

2004-09-16 | dpa
Vietnam slams U.S. religious freedom decision

2004-10-07 | AP
European lawmakers call on EU leaders to raise human rights at ASEM summit

2004-10-07 | AFP
European parliamentarians demand release of Vietnamese Buddhist monks

2004-10-28 | dpa
Vietnamese Buddhist dissident seeks end to house arrest

2004-10-28 | AP
Vietnamese Buddhist monk under house arrest demands to freed

2004-10-28 | AFP
Prominent Buddhist dissident slams Vietnam for arbitrary detention

2004-11-04 | AFP
Members of Buddhist youth dissident group in Vietnam banned from traveling

2004-11-12 | AP
Mennonite pastor, five followers sentenced to jail in Vietnam

2004-11-15 | The Christian Post
Vietnam Committee on Human Rights Condemns Sentencing of Mennonite Pastor

2004-11-19 | AFP
Vietnam-religion-rights - Patriarch of outlawed Vietnamese Buddhist church gravely ill

2004-11-22 | AFP
Dissident Vietnamese monk in tense stand-off with police

2004-11-22 | AP
U.S. officials meet monks from banned Vietnam Buddhist church

2004-11-26 | dpa
U.S. ambassador queries Vietnam’s treatment of Buddhist dissidents

2004-11-26 | AFP
US ambassador criticises Vietnam over treatment of dissident monks

2004-11-26 | AP
Vietnam should relax constraints on dissident monks : U.S. ambassador

2004-11-26 | dpa
U.S. ambassador queries Vietnam’s treatment of Buddhist dissidents

2004-11-26 | Reuters
US envoy urges Hanoi to let dissident monks travel

2004-12-10 | AFP
Vietnamese lawmaker on tour of US deflects criticism of Hanoi’s rights record

 
 
 

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