Cambodia News: Khmer Krom

Gia đình tị nạn người Việt gốc Khmer đã đến Mỹ an toàn - Việt Nam Nhật Báo


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Gia đình tị nạn người Việt gốc Khmer đã đến Mỹ an toàn
Việt Nam Nhật Báo
LOS ANGELES (VOA) - Gia đình anh Thạch Xuân Hiền, một tu sĩ theo Giáo Hội Phật Giáo Tiểu Thừa của người Khmer Krom, đã đến Hoa Kỳ ngày 15/2 an toàn, sau gần 8 năm xin tị nạn. Theo trang mạng Mạch Sống, gia đình anh Hiền gồm tất cả 4 người đã ...

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17 Feb 2017 | 6:12 am

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


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

UNPO Celebrates 26th Anniversary - UNPO


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UNPO Celebrates 26th Anniversary
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In the name of “national security”, peoples such as the Uyghurs in China or the Khmer Krom in Vietnam experience increased surveillance, restriction of their fundamental liberties and violent repression on a daily basis. UNPO Members have had to adapt ...

10 Feb 2017 | 10:17 am

Khmer Krom: Refugee Family Left Stranded in Bangkok by US Administration's Executive Order on Immigration - UNPO


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Khmer Krom: Refugee Family Left Stranded in Bangkok by US Administration's Executive Order on Immigration
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The decision to stop the resettlement of all refugees for 120 days, including those previously agreed upon with the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), has hit hard a Khmer Krom family who thought it had reached the end of an arduous escape from religious and ...

6 Feb 2017 | 10:44 am

Vietnamese Family Stranded in Bangkok by Trump's Travel Ban - Voice of America


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Vietnamese Family Stranded in Bangkok by Trump's Travel Ban
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H., once a Buddhist monk, is from the Khmer Krom ethnic group indigenous to Vietnam's Soc Trang province. In 2007, he participated in protests demanding religious freedom. Jailed for seven days, he said he was forced to return to secular life. In 2009 ...

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3 Feb 2017 | 4:30 pm

Khmer Krom: Disenfranchisement of Refugees in Cambodia Continues - UNPO


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Khmer Krom: Disenfranchisement of Refugees in Cambodia Continues
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A new report published on 26 January 2017 reveals that 20 to 30% of the Khmer Krom who fled Vietnam for Cambodia still do not have identity cards, despite official policies offering them full citizenship. The indigenous Khmer Krom from southwest ...
Report Highlights Closed Path to Citizenship for Khmer KromThe Cambodia Daily

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27 Jan 2017 | 10:21 am

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


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Khmer Krom: Confiscation of Indigenous Sacred Land in Vietnam
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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


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

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


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Khmer Krom: Cambodian Authorities Prevent Community from Obtaining ID Cards
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As a result of repeated denials by Cambodian 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


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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