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Vietnamese Human Rights Activists - Thch Qu?ng, Cong Thanh Do, Thch Huy?n Quang, Binh Rybacki, Nguyen Hong Quang, Bloc 8406, Nguyen Dan Que (Paperback) Loot Price: R197
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Vietnamese Human Rights Activists - Thch Qu?ng, Cong Thanh Do, Thch Huy?n Quang, Binh Rybacki, Nguyen Hong Quang, Bloc 8406,...

Vietnamese Human Rights Activists - Thch Qu?ng, Cong Thanh Do, Thch Huy?n Quang, Binh Rybacki, Nguyen Hong Quang, Bloc 8406, Nguyen Dan Que (Paperback)

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Thch Qu?ng, Cong Thanh Do, Thch Huy?n Quang, Binh Rybacki, Nguyen Hong Quang, Bloc 8406, Nguyen Dan Que, Thuong Nguyen Cuc Foshee, le Thi Hong Lien. Excerpt: Thch Qung (born November 27, 1928) is a Vietnamese Buddhist monk, religious leader, and critic of the Vietnamese government. Following the death of Thich Huyen Quang, he is the current Patriarch of the Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam, a currently banned religious body in Vietnam. Born ng Phc Tu in Thai Binh Province, Vietnam, he has been a member of the leadership of the Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam since the 1960s. He has criticised the current regime of Vietnam and has been jailed several times. In 2001, he launched the "Appeal for Democracy in Vietnam" plan and was placed under house arrest in Thanh Minh Temple in Saigon. In 1975, after Vietnam fell under communism, Thich Qung, as a high ranking leader in the Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam (UBCV), protested against the Revolutionary government's infringements on religious freedoms and confiscation of UBCV properties. Considered "an obstruction" to the work of the government in religious matters, he and five other leaders of the UBCV were arrested in April 1977. They were tortured and, in October of that year, asked to admit that they worked for the CIA. Ven. Thich Quang Do was brought to trial on December 8, 1978. The government only charged him with "disturbing the peace and spreading misinformation" and later released him. To undermine the UBCV's influence in the population, the government created its own Buddhist Church of Vietnam in 1981. Thich Quang Do and various other Buddhist leaders were detained for 24 hours so that the incorporation of the UBCV into the structure of the state-run church could proceed.... More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=7097908

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2010
First published: May 2010
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 34
ISBN-13: 978-1-157-15534-8
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-157-15534-0
Barcode: 9781157155348

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