- 2007 -

2007-01-03 | IBIB
Security Police forbid UBCV Patriarch Thich Huyen Quang to travel to Saigon for hospital visit – Nobel laureate Mairead Corrigan Maguire nominates Thich Quang Do for 2007 Nobel Peace prize

2007-01-15 | Vietnam Committee
Before the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women : Vietnam Committee denounces persisting gender discrimination and violations of women’s rights in Vietnam

2007-02-12 | FIDH & VCHR
VIETNAM - CEDAW : “Only genuine and concrete measures will improve the respect for women’s rights”

2007-02-14 | Vietnam Committee
Vietnam denies Rafto Foundation Chairman permission to visit Vietnam

2007-02-14 | IBIB
In Hai Phong, Thich Man Thien withdraws from State-sponsored VBC and asks to join the outlawed Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam - Repression of UBCV intensifies in Binh Dinh, Thua Thien-Hue, Dong Nai and Bac Lieu

2007-02-15 | Women’s News
Vietnam’s Boom Found Backfiring on Women

2007-02-20 | IBIB
Statement by Vo Van Ai, UBCV International Spokesman, on the visit of Thich Nhat Hanh and the International Delegation of Plum Village to Vietnam

2007-03-06 | Vietnam Committee
Vietnam crackdown on pro-democracy activists : Lawyers Nguyen Van Dai and Le Thi Cong Nhan arrested in Hanoi

2007-03-15 | IBIB
Therese Jebsen of Rafto Foundation is arrested whilst visiting Thich Quang Do in Saigon

2007-03-16 | IBIB
Buddhist leader Thich Quang Do speaks out on the arrest of Rafto Foundation representative Therese Jebsen in Saigon

2007-03-19 | IBIB
Vietnam pursues crack-down on religious and political dissent : UBCV Buddhists Le Cong Cau, Thich Chi Thang and Thich Thien Minh face arrest

2007-03-30 | Vietnam Committee
Vietnam repeals Decree 31/CP on "Administrative Probation" but continues arbitrary detention of dissidents under Ordinance 44

2007-04-04 | Vietnam Committee
The Trial of Father Nguyen Van Ly : Role and Responsibility of the Democratic Community

2007-04-09 | IBIB
US State Department Delegation visits Thich Quang Do in Saigon

2007-04-23 | Vietnam Committee
Prominent International Organizations issue Mission Report on Human Rights Defenders in Vietnam

2007-04-24 | Vietnam Committee
141 International Human Rights Leagues gathered in Lisbon condemn crack-down on human rights defenders in Vietnam

2007-05-11 | IBIB
Vice-Minister of Public Security visits Thich Huyen Quang to calumniate UBCV leaders - UBCV Patriarch Thich Huyen Quang issues 2551 Vesak Message

2007-05-11 | Vietnam Committee
Vietnam Committee condemns Hanoi’s “systematic liquidation” of the Vietnamese dissident movement

2007-05-30 | Vietnam Committee
Vietnam Committee welcomes President George W. Bush’s meeting with Vietnamese democracy activists at the White House

2007-05-30 | IBIB
Vietnam bans UBCV Buddhists in Hue, Binh Dinh, Phu Yen, Ba Ria Vung Tau, Tien Giang, Lam Dong from celebrating Buddha’s Birth – Thich Thien Hanh prepares to hold ceremony in Hue despite government ban

2007-06-20 | IBIB
Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam in Norway holds International Conference on Peace through Human Development

2007-07-03 | IBIB
During a visit from the Norwegian Ambassador, Venerable Thich Quang Do sets 4 conditions for Buddhist unification in Vietnam

2007-07-12 | Vietnam Committee
European Parliament condemns crack-down on dissidents and calls on Europe to reassess its policy of cooperation with Vietnam

2007-07-17 | IBIB
Speaking out in public for the first time in 26 years: Thich Quang Do addresses farmers demonstrating in Ho Chi Minh City against power abuse and state appropriation of lands

2007-08-23 | IBIB
UBCV monk Thich Khong Tanh is arrested in Hanoi as he distributes aid to “Victims of Injustice”

2007-08-24 | IBIB
UBCV monk Thich Khong Tanh is prohibited from aiding Victims of Injustice in Hanoi and forcibly returned to Saigon

2007-08-25 | AP
Vietnam: Security Police Arrest Buddhist Monk, 8 Others

2007-09-03 | IBIB
Top Security Official Tran Tu threatens UBCV in visit to Patriarch Huyen Quang - Vietnam plots to “abduct” UBCV Patriarch to Hanoi for State-sponsored Buddhist Congress in November 2007 – Police blockade UBCV Pagodas and summon UBCV Deputy leader Thich Quang Do for supporting “Victims of Injustice” in Vietnam

2007-09-10 | IBIB
Security forces surround Bao Quoc Pagoda in Hue –Thich Thien Hanh denounces plan to suppress the Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam - US State Department official Michael Orona visits Thich Quang Do in Saigon

2007-09-11 | IBIB
Vietnam President Nguyen Minh Triet’s threats against Thich Quang Do and the Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam are “unworthy of a civilized society”

2007-09-28 | IBIB
Venerable Thich Quang Do calls on United Nations to take emergency action on Burma and expresses solidarity with Buddhists’ and civilians’ peaceful, democratic protests

2007-10-01 | Vietnam Committee
At the United Nations General Assembly in New York, Global Civil Society Democracy Movement denounces Vietnam’s candidacy to the Security Council before the UN Democracy Caucus

2007-10-02 | IBIB
Venerable Thich Quang Do holds prayer service in Saigon for the monks and people of Burma, and urges Vietnamese to stage peaceful protests outside Burmese Embassies to call for an end to the bloodshed and a dialogue with democratic opposition

2007-10-25 | Vietnam Committee
In an Open Letter to Vietnamese Prime Minister, FIDH and Vietnam Committee on Human Rights call on Vietnam to respect human rights as non-permanent member of the UN Security Council

2007-12-13 | IBIB
UBCV Patriarch Thich Huyen Quang refuses Public Security Ministry “summons” to attend State-sponsored Buddhist Congress in Hanoi

2007-12-24 | IBIB
In a rare TV interview, detained UBCV Deputy leader Thich Quang Do calls for democracy in Vietnam

2007-12-28 | IBIB
As tensions rise over Chinese claims of sovereignty on the Paracel and Spratly islands: Buddhist dissident Thich Quang Do calls for democratic rights and freedoms to guarantee territorial integrity in Vietnam

International Press

2007-01-04 | DPA
Vietnam denies banning Buddhist patriarch from hospital visit

2007-01-04 | AFP
Vietnam denies Buddhist dissident’s hospital visit : supporters

2007-02-14 | AFP
Vietnam refuses visa for Norwegian rights activist

2007-02-14 | AP
Vietnam denies human rights group’s request to present award to dissident

2007-03-15 | AFP
Vietnam police arrest Norwegians at dissident monk’s monastery

2007-03-15 | Reuters
Vietnam police arrest 3 Norwegians on visit to monk

2007-04-09 | AFP
US delegation visits Vietnam dissident monk, say supporters

2007-04-10 | AP
Report: Vietnamese dissident upset about U.S. human rights stance

2007-04-10 | Reuters
U.S. visits outlawed Vietnamese Buddhist group

2007-04-10 | VOA
US Diplomat Visits Vietnamese Dissident Monk

2007-10-04 | AFP
Buddhists worldwide back Myanmar’s monks

2007-12-20 | Al Jazeera
Vietnam’s dissident monk


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