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24 Nov 2017 | 10:26 am

Playing the Trump Card in Vietnam - American Thinker


American Thinker

Playing the Trump Card in Vietnam
American Thinker
These refugees represent a wide variety of ethnicities, including Montagnards, Hmong, Vietnamese, and Khmer Krom, and religions, including Christians, Buddhists, and members of the Cao Dai faith, some with relatives in the United States. Unfortunately ...

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8 Nov 2017 | 1:16 am

Khmer Krom plan human rights rally - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Khmer Krom plan human rights rally
Khmer Times
The Khmer Kampuchea Krom for Human Rights and Development Association has announced plans to hold a rally in Siem Reap province to celebrate Human Rights Day next month. A letter issued by the association over the weekend said the organisation ...

7 Nov 2017 | 5:59 pm

A life bound to books in Battambang - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

A life bound to books in Battambang
The Phnom Penh Post
Born in Kampuchea Krom, an area now part of Vietnam that used to belong to Cambodia, Sab is a fierce proponent of Khmer culture. Two years after coming to Cambodia in 1958, he attended Phnom Penh Municipal Pedagogy School with the hopes of ...

26 Oct 2017 | 7:08 pm

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

Khmer Krom: Activist Monk Dav Tep Resumes His Struggle After His Release - UNPO


UNPO

Khmer Krom: Activist Monk Dav Tep Resumes His Struggle After His Release
UNPO
On 2 August 2017, former Kampuchea Krom Buddhist monk Dav Tep, who was convicted for his alleged drug abuse and death threats on grounds of fabricated evidence, was released after spending two years in jail. The well-known activist often participated ...

4 Aug 2017 | 9:58 am

Khmer Krom: Buddhist Re-Ordination Ceremony Blocked by Authorities - UNPO


UNPO

Khmer Krom: Buddhist Re-Ordination Ceremony Blocked by Authorities
UNPO
The Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) urges the Vietnamese authorities to respect the right to religious freedom of the Khmer Krom community and to stop the persecution of Khmer monks who advocate for their people's basic human ...

17 Jul 2017 | 5:06 am

Khmer Krom: Protest Banned by Phnom Penh Authorities - UNPO


UNPO

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


UNPO

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

Report Highlights Closed Path to Citizenship for Khmer Krom - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Report Highlights Closed Path to Citizenship for Khmer Krom
The Cambodia Daily
Many Khmer Krom people living in Cambodia struggle to gain proper identification documents—despite the government repeatedly declaring them “automatic citizens”—and face social and economic hardships as a result, according to a new report.

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27 Jan 2017 | 2:12 am