Cambodia News: Khmer Krom

Cambodian Band to Sing against Women Sex Trafficking for Grammy Awards - Latin American Herald Tribune


Cambodian Band to Sing against Women Sex Trafficking for Grammy Awards
Latin American Herald Tribune
“I sing in English about those things, but I did not include them in the songs in Khmer that I have composed. Chris writes and sings about sex and women trafficking in English, but in Khmer, there are no songs that focus on those problems,” Sophea ...

19 Sep 2016 | 5:28 pm

Combining EU and UN Advocacy and Performing as a Diplomat – New Skills Acquired at Third Workshop for ... - UNPO


UNPO

Combining EU and UN Advocacy and Performing as a Diplomat – New Skills Acquired at Third Workshop for ...
UNPO
From over one hundred and fifty applicants, 27 participants representing the Acheh, Al-Ahwaz, Assyria, Balochistan, Cabinda, Chin, Chittagong Hill Tracts, Gilgit Baltistan, Haratin, Iraqi Turkmen, Khmer Krom, Kurds in Iran, Kurdish-Kurmanj, Lezghin, ...

13 Sep 2016 | 2:20 am

Grammy-nominated band confronting Cambodia head-on - Newshub


Grammy-nominated band confronting Cambodia head-on
Newshub
Sophea is a singer, trained in classical Khmer opera and dance - but now, the lead in a band called Krom that sings Mekong Delta Blues. Sophea grew up in The White Building. It's likely called that ironically, as it's a decrepit slum, rich in living ...

11 Sep 2016 | 9:53 pm

Cambodia's Anti-Vietnam Obsession - The Diplomat


The Diplomat

Cambodia's Anti-Vietnam Obsession
The Diplomat
Instead, a persistent political discourse draws a seemingly undeniable line between the loss of ancestral Khmer land (Kampuchea Krom land in the Vietnamese southern delta, Koh Tral island off the coast of Kampot, and more recently a much smaller area ...

6 Sep 2016 | 12:42 pm

Khmer Krom: Vietnamese Authorities Prevent Community from Obtaining ID Cards - UNPO


UNPO

Khmer Krom: Vietnamese Authorities Prevent Community from Obtaining ID Cards
UNPO
As a result of repeated denials by Vietnamese commune and provincial authorities, the Indigenous Rights Protection Organisation and the Association of Khmer Kampuchea Krom for Human Rights and Development are now calling on the government to ...

12 Jul 2016 | 6:01 pm

Rights groups push for Khmer Krom ID cards - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Rights groups push for Khmer Krom ID cards
The Phnom Penh Post
Two minority rights organisations have asked the Ministry of Interior to ensure its officials issue national identity cards to Khmer Krom, who they say are facing discrimination from provincial officials. Indigenous Khmer from southern Vietnam, the ...

11 Jul 2016 | 7:34 pm

Kampuchea Krom Mark Anniversary - Khmer Times


Kampuchea Krom Mark Anniversary
Khmer Times
“What we want is respect for our religious and cultural rights as a minority group living in Vietnam,” Mr. Setha said, adding that now, the Khmer Krom face threats to their ability to freely associate, worship and preserve their cultural identity as a ...

5 Jun 2016 | 12:29 pm

Gathering to Mourn Loss of Kampuchea Krom - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Gathering to Mourn Loss of Kampuchea Krom
Khmer Times
According to the press release, the Khmer Kampuchea Krom Community (KKC), Khmer Krom civil society coalition and Khmer Youth Alliance for Democracy will celebrate this anniversary to acknowledge the courage of Khmer people who gave their lives for ...

1 Jun 2016 | 2:28 pm

Khmer Krom monks given prison terms - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Khmer Krom monks given prison terms
The Phnom Penh Post
Two Khmer Krom monks, arrested and defrocked last August after being charged with drug possession, attempted murder and forgery, were sentenced on Friday. Dav Tep and Chea Vanda were arrested after police searched their lodgings in a Por Sen Chey ...

3 Apr 2016 | 6:53 pm

Khmer Krom monks upbeat in court - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Khmer Krom monks upbeat in court
The Phnom Penh Post
The merits of drug, attempted murder and forgery charges brought against two Khmer Krom monks arrested last August were weighed in Phnom Penh Municipal Court yesterday afternoon. Dav Tep and Chea Vanda were arrested and defrocked on August 1 ...

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22 Mar 2016 | 6:36 pm

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