Cambodia News: Khmer Krom

Commune Elections a Big Test for Hun Sen - Voice of America


Voice of America

Commune Elections a Big Test for Hun Sen
Voice of America
Son Chun Chuon, Program director at Khmer Kampuchea Krom for the Human Rights and Development Association said this year's commune elections were better organized than previous efforts following reforms to the National Election Committee (NEC).
Cambodian Opposition Parties, Civil Society Groups Oppose Campaign Rally RulesRadio Free Asia

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23 May 2017 | 12:36 am

Prosecution: Pol Pot's 'Double Shadow' Is Guilty of Genocide - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Prosecution: Pol Pot's 'Double Shadow' Is Guilty of Genocide
The Cambodia Daily
“The paranoia against Vietnamese eventually extended to a campaign to target Khmer Krom people simply because they originally came from territory now within the borders of Vietnam, and therefore were deemed to be 'Khmer bodies with Vietnamese minds ...

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17 May 2017 | 6:42 pm

Classical Dance Tells Story of Cambodian Genocide's Forced Marriages - NBCNews.com


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Classical Dance Tells Story of Cambodian Genocide's Forced Marriages
NBCNews.com
Shapiro, who was among the first generation to study and perform classical dance after the fall of the Khmer Rouge, used interviews and consultations to develop the performance, which examines forced marriage under the regime. The piece, "Phka Sla Krom ...

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4 May 2017 | 7:41 am

Kingdom 'failing' Vietnam asylum seekers - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Kingdom 'failing' Vietnam asylum seekers
The Phnom Penh Post
The Cao Dai noted less government repression last year, but feared it could resurface. The report also mentioned the Khmer Krom, ethnic Khmers living predominantly in southern Vietnam. Khmer Krom Buddhist monk, the Venerable Thach Thuol, remains a ...

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2 May 2017 | 8:29 pm

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

Khmer Krom: USCIRF Report Documents that Religious Violations Persist in Vietnam - UNPO


UNPO

Khmer Krom: USCIRF Report Documents that Religious Violations Persist in Vietnam
UNPO
In light of developments over the past year, the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) has delivered a report regarding the current state of religious freedom in Vietnam, and it shows little amelioration. Under the guise ...

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13 Feb 2017 | 10:09 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

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

Khmer Krom: Confiscation of Indigenous Sacred Land in Vietnam - UNPO


UNPO

Khmer Krom: Confiscation of Indigenous Sacred Land in Vietnam
UNPO
The state authority of the Travinh province in the Mekong Delta claims that holy land belonging to the Muniransi temple was sold to a Vietnamese resident. This is another assault on freedom of religion and indigenous rights for the Khmer Krom ...

17 Jan 2017 | 10:46 am

Khmer Krom: Recently Passed 'Religion Law' Thwarts Religious Freedom in Vietnam - UNPO


UNPO

Khmer Krom: Recently Passed 'Religion Law' Thwarts Religious Freedom in Vietnam
UNPO
Amid already existing and growing concerns regarding religious freedom for Khmer Krom monks, the Law on Belief and Religion is feared to create an additional legal basis for persecutory measures based on religious adherence. Systematic surveillance and ...

6 Dec 2016 | 4:25 pm