Cambodia News: Khmer Krom

New Effort to Honor Khmer Krom Fighters Allied With US in Vietnam War - Voice of America


Voice of America

New Effort to Honor Khmer Krom Fighters Allied With US in Vietnam War
Voice of America
Ethnic Cambodians living in South Vietnam, the Khmer Krom of Task Force 957, Mobile Guerrilla Force (MGF), were “fun to be with,” he recalls, “and they were vicious.” They weren't a well-known force, during or after the war, and for years Yedinak has ...

16 Sep 2017 | 3:55 pm

Khmer Krom & Hmong: Vietnam's Largest Graft Case in History Unearths Social Injustices Towards Minorities - UNPO


UNPO

Khmer Krom & Hmong: Vietnam's Largest Graft Case in History Unearths Social Injustices Towards Minorities
UNPO
Meanwhile, national minorities such as the Khmer Krom and Hmong continue to suffer under widespread abuse, discrimination and social injustice. For instance, the prevalence of malnutrition among these minority group is twice as high as for the ...

15 Sep 2017 | 11:16 am

HRC36 Side-Event: Freedom of Religion or Belief in 2017: A Dream for Unrepresented Nations and Peoples? - UNPO


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HRC36 Side-Event: Freedom of Religion or Belief in 2017: A Dream for Unrepresented Nations and Peoples?
UNPO
The chairman of the Khmers Kampuchea-Krom Federation, Mr Vien Thach shed light on the suppression of Khmer Krom's freedom of religion or belief. Although Viet Nam has allegedly initiated some steps towards improving the situation of minorities in the ...

15 Sep 2017 | 2:31 am

Vietnam's Skewed Sense of Social Justice - Modern Diplomacy


Modern Diplomacy

Vietnam's Skewed Sense of Social Justice
Modern Diplomacy
Ethnic Khmer Buddhists, called Khmer Krom, face restrictions on their religious freedom and movement, and often see their scared lands confiscated. A rare protest by Khmer Krom monks in February 2007 demanding the government to lift restrictions on ...

12 Sep 2017 | 1:35 pm

Khmer Krom: Long Awaited ID Cards To Be Discussed - UNPO


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Khmer Krom: Long Awaited ID Cards To Be Discussed
UNPO
ID Cards for Khmer Krom living in Cambodia are finally to be discussed with the Interior Minister, Sar Kheng. Local NGOs are planning to set up a meeting with the Minister, to discuss granting the long awaited and much needed IDs to the Khmer Krom people.

31 Aug 2017 | 7:22 am

NGOs demand ID cards for Kampuchea Krom - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

NGOs demand ID cards for Kampuchea Krom
Khmer Times
Three local NGOs are to request a meeting with the Interior Minister to discuss the granting of ID cards to Kampuchea Krom people living in Cambodia. Son Chum Chuon, senior programme director at the Khmer Kampuchea Krom for Human Rights and ...

29 Aug 2017 | 1:12 pm

Ministry outraged over Tea Banh death rumour - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Ministry outraged over Tea Banh death rumour
Khmer Times
Military officials expressed outrage on Wednesday over an edited photograph showing Defence Minister Tea Banh's death on Facebook. Director-general at the Defence Ministry Nem Sowath accused Hai Khmerkrom, commonly known as former prominent ...
Tea Banh 'death' post angers ministryThe Phnom Penh Post

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24 Aug 2017 | 3:20 pm

Khmer Krom: Protest Banned by Phnom Penh Authorities - UNPO


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Khmer Krom: Protest Banned by Phnom Penh Authorities
UNPO
The Khmer Krom community was denied permission by Phnom Pehn municipal authorities to hold a rally on the occasion of the 68th anniversary of the loss of their ancestral land to Vietnam, an event that would also be a moment for the community to ...

22 Jun 2017 | 5:37 am

Khmer Krom: Community Granted Holiday for New Year - UNPO


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Khmer Krom: Community Granted Holiday for New Year
UNPO
For the first time, the Vietnamese provincial authorities of Tra Vinh have granted the Khmer Krom community days off in order to celebrate the Khmer New Year. The Secretariat of the Khmer Kampuchea Krom Association, whilst welcoming the decision, has ...

4 Apr 2017 | 9:50 am

Khmer Krom ethnic group denied many rights: report - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Khmer Krom ethnic group denied many rights: report
The Phnom Penh Post
While Cambodia in theory offers full citizenship to members of its Khmer Krom minority, in practice, many members of the community remain in a legal shadowland, unable to access a wide range of rights, a new report released yesterday shows. Despite a ...

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26 Jan 2017 | 6:12 pm