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||Following the conquest of South Vietnam by North Vietnam, an anti-religion policy was implemented and the Bahá’í Faith, along with all other religions, were banned.
||Persecution, Vietnam; Persecution, Bans; Persecution
|1978 (In the year)
||The Bahá’ís of Vietnam were prohibited by the government from meeting and practising their religion. [BW17:81; BW19:50]
Bahá’í centres throughout the country were closed or confiscated;
The national Hazíratu’l-Quds in Ho Chi Minh City was seized and made into an orphanage;
Two members of the national spiritual assembly were arrested and sent to ‘re-education’ camps.
One was released in 1982, owing to ill health.
||Persecution, Vietnam; Persecution, Bans; Persecution; NSA; Haziratul-Quds
|1982 (In the year)
||One of the members of the National Spiritual Assembly of Vietnam sent to a ‘re-education’ camp was released owing to ill health; the other remained in detention. [BW18:96]
||Persecution, Vietnam; Persecution, Other; Persecution