Buddhist activist gets five-year jail term in Vietnam

Sunday, December 25, 2011

Buddhist activist gets five-year jail term in Vietnam

13 December 2011 A court in Vietnam has given at least one Buddhist activist a prison sentence for distributing anti-government material, state media says. Nguyen Van Lia, 71, a member of the minority Hoa Hao Buddhist sect, got a five year term for distributing anti-government leaflets and CDs. There are unconfirmed reports that another man […]

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Nguyen wins grant to study monk symbolic of Vietnam War era

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Nguyen wins grant to study monk symbolic of Vietnam War era

April 21, 2010 A Bates professor has received a $40,000 grant to complete his research into a Vietnamese monk whose self-immolation in 1963 was one of the defining acts of the Vietnam War years. On June 11, 1963, at a busy intersection in the South Vietnamese capital of Saigon, Buddhist monk Thich Quang Duc set […]

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Pháp sư Thích Giác Đức thuyết pháp

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

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Oprah Talks to Thich Nhat Hanh

Thursday, February 18, 2010

February 16, 2010 The O Exclusive Interview He’s been a Buddhist monk for more than 60 years, as well as a teacher, writer, and vocal opponent of war—a stance that left him exiled from his native Vietnam for four decades. Now the man Martin Luther King Jr. called “an apostle of peace and nonviolence” reflects […]

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Influential Buddhist pleads for religious freedom in Vietnam

Monday, January 25, 2010

Sun Jan 24, 2010 HANOI (AFP) – One of the world’s most influential Buddhist monks made a plea for religious freedom in Vietnam Monday after his followers were forced from two temples. Devotees of French-based Zen master and peace activist Thich Nhat Hanh say they have gone underground in Vietnam since last month when they were driven […]

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Vietnam: Sharp Backsliding on Religious Freedom

Monday, October 19, 2009

Vietnam: Sharp Backsliding on Religious Freedom

Harsh Crackdown on Followers of Buddhist Peace Activist Thich Nhat Hanh October 18, 2009 (New York) – The violent forced expulsion of more than 300 followers of the world-renowned Buddhist monk and peace activist Thich Nhat Hanh from Bat Nha monastery in late September highlights the Vietnamese government’s suppression of religious freedom, Human Rights Watch […]

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Tu Vien Bat Nha and the Communist Vietnam backed Mob Video

Saturday, October 10, 2009

Tu Vien Bat Nha and the Communist Vietnam backed Mob Video

Youtube fans: Dailymotion fans: Tu Vien Bat Nha and the Communist Vietnam backed Mob Uploaded by watdaconheo. – News videos hot off the press.

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Buddhist sect decries lack of religious freedom in communist Vietnam

Monday, October 5, 2009

Buddhist sect decries lack of religious freedom in communist Vietnam

After being forced from their monastery last week, 354 followers of a world-famous monk face new police pressure to leave the temple where they sought refuge. By Simon Montlake | Correspondent of The Christian Science Monitor from the October 5, 2009 edition BANGKOK, THAILAND – A Buddhist sect led by a world-renowned Vietnamese monk has […]

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