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European Parliament Member Talks About UBCV’s Thich Quang Do and The 2012 Nobel Peace Prize

More than 100 American and European dignitaries nominated UBCV’s Thich Quang Do for the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize. One of the people who nominated the Most Venerable Thich Quang Do for this year’s Nobel Peace Prize is European Parliament’s Ramon Tremosa I Balcells. The following is Mr. Balcells’ interview with Radio Free Asia’s Vietnamese service. […]

The UBCV delivers humanitarian aid to storm victims in Quang Tri

On January 19, 2011, the Most Venerable Thich Khong Tanh, Head of the Humanitarian Body of the UBCV, and the Venerable Thich Tu Giao, representative of the UBCV in Quang Tri city, delivered humanitarian aids to storm victims at Trung Hai Village, Gio Linh District, Quang Tri. Each humanitarian package contained 5kg (~10lb) of sweet […]

Vietnamese Police and Authorities Meddle with Buddhist Activities and Intimidate UBCV Members

In a report to the International Buddhist Information Bureau dated January 15, 2011, The Most Venerable Thich Vien Dinh, Vice-President and General Secretary of the Institute for the Dissemination of Dharma, the Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam (UBCV), detailed evidence of police harassment and meddling with activities organized by member of the (UBCV). The following […]

UBCV Provided Relief To Storm Victims in Ninh Thuan City

Le Thi Kim Thu reporting from Ninh Thuan On the morning of December 14, 2010, the Most Venerable Thích Không Tánh and members of the Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam (UBCV) delegation distributed 300 relief packages to victims of the tropical storm at Phuoc Khanh Commune, Hoai Trung Village and Hoai Trung Commune, Ninh Phuoc […]


RESOLUTION CONDEMNING VIETNAM FOR ABUSING RELIGIOUS FREEDOM PASSED U.S HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVE. December 17, 2010. Today, the U.S House of Representatives passed Resolution H.Res. 20 calling on the U.S government to put Vietnam back to the Country of Particular Concerns (CPC) list for egregious violations of religious freedom. Representative Ed Royce, who authored the Resolution, […]

Vietnamese Government Abuses Religious Freedom in Central Vietnam

Anh Vu Vietnamese government has increased its campaign of repression against members of the Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam (UBCV), according to the Chief Representative of the UBCV in Hue. According to the Conference Summary, signed on November 9, 2010 by the Most Venerable Thich Thien Hanh, Chief Representative of the UBCV Representative Committee in […]