In the News: Winter 1999

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UNTOEING THE LINE

in the news image winter 1999Monks from the banned Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam (UBCV) are facing more arrests and detention. According to Reuters, a UBCV monk, Thich Khong Tanh, 56, was detained in September. Upon his release he told the UBCV's Thich Quang Do, the 72-year-old and a one-time Nobel Peace Prize nominee who heads the UBCV's Institute for the Propagation of the Dharma, that police had warned him about future arrests. Do said, “(The police) disclosed there is already an order to arrest all of us.”

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