Cambodia News: Khmer Krom

UNPO at 2018 KKF Annual Meeting - UNPO

UNPO at 2018 KKF Annual Meeting  UNPO

Photo courtesy of Voice of Kampuchea-Krom Radio. From 7 to 9 December 2018, UNPO Member the Khmers Kampuchea-Krom Federation (KKF) hosted its ...

11 Dec 2018 | 2:55 pm

Five hurt in Koh Kong bus crash - Khmer Times

Five hurt in Koh Kong bus crash  Khmer Times

Five people were injured when a bus flipped on its side after hitting the side barrier of a road in Koh Kong province's Koh Kong district.

9 Dec 2018 | 5:53 am

2 Khmer-Krom Newsletter November-December 2018 - UNPO

2 Khmer-Krom Newsletter November-December 2018  UNPO

UNPO releases the second issue of a series of newsletters dedicated to the ongoing struggle of the Khmer-Krom people. This newsletter contextualises the ...

4 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

UNPO Submits Written Information to the UN Committee Against Torture Concerning the Khmer Krom People - UNPO

UNPO Submits Written Information to the UN Committee Against Torture Concerning the Khmer Krom People  UNPO

On 12 October 2018, UNPO submitted a report to the United Nations Committee Against Torture (UNCAT) concerning the continuous grave human rights ...

3 Dec 2018 | 9:05 am

Asylum protection officer: 'in Thailand we treat refugees like tourists' - Southeast Asia Globe

Asylum protection officer: 'in Thailand we treat refugees like tourists'  Southeast Asia Globe

Waitsara Rungthong details her job as a protection officer in Thailand and her work in assisting refugees awaiting resettlement in another country.

19 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

The 2018 Annual Report of USCIRF is mapping out the world's worst violators of freedom of religion - UNPO

The 2018 Annual Report of USCIRF is mapping out the world's worst violators of freedom of religion  UNPO

The release of the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) Annual Report is always awaited with great expectation. With an ...

19 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

The long, hard road to Khmer Rouge justice - Asia Times

The long, hard road to Khmer Rouge justice  Asia Times

Ex-Khmer Rouge leaders Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan were given life sentences, including for genocide against ethnic Vietnamese and Cham Muslims, by ...

16 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Foreigners jailed over VoIP scam - Khmer Times

Foreigners jailed over VoIP scam  Khmer Times

Phnom Penh Court sentences 4 Taiwanese and 25 Thais to between two and three years in jail for operating VoIP scams.

13 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

UNPO Publishes Conference Report Following Event on the Khmer-Krom - UNPO

UNPO Publishes Conference Report Following Event on the Khmer-Krom  UNPO

On Monday 5 November 2018, UNPO publishes a conference report following the event "Political & Economic Situation in Southeast Asia: the Case of the ...

5 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Succumb to An Giang's weekend charms - VnExpress International

Succumb to An Giang's weekend charms  VnExpress International

Its scenic and cultural diversity makes the Mekong Delta province of An Giang great for a weekend break - VnExpress International.

3 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Thousands flock to a Khmer ox race at temple in south Vietnam - The Phnom Penh Post

Thousands flock to a Khmer ox race at temple in south Vietnam  The Phnom Penh Post

THE annual ox racing festival at Ro temple in Vietnam is a popular event for both locals and tourists. This year's edition, which took place on October 14-15, ...

24 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

Minister pushes for energy efficiency - Khmer Times

Minister pushes for energy efficiency  Khmer Times

Environment Minister urges people to use energy more efficiently and enjoy benefits such as lower costs and a greener environment.

23 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

UNPO Concerned About Impacts of EU-Vietnam FTA on Human Rights - UNPO

UNPO Concerned About Impacts of EU-Vietnam FTA on Human Rights  UNPO

Expected to be ratified late 2018 or early 2019, the European Union (EU)-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVTFA) aims at increasing bilateral trade and ...

21 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia: Free All Political Prisoners - Human Rights Watch

Cambodia: Free All Political Prisoners  Human Rights Watch

The Cambodian government should immediately and unconditionally release all those detained for peacefully exercising their fundamental rights.

12 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Ministry plans law to compensate those wrongly imprisoned by courts - Khmer Times

Ministry plans law to compensate those wrongly imprisoned by courts  Khmer Times

The Justice Ministry plans to draft a law on compensation for people wrongly imprisoned by court officials, a ministry spokesman said yesterday. In a dialogue ...

30 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Adhoc five trial delayed until September 18 - Khmer Times

Adhoc five trial delayed until September 18  Khmer Times

Phnom Penh Municipal Court yesterday postponed the trial for five human rights defenders charged with bribing a witness to September 18 after several ...

28 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Royal pardon returns freedom to activist - Khmer Times

Royal pardon returns freedom to activist  Khmer Times

Prominent land activist Tep Vanny has been reunited with her family after two years in jail and plans to continue her fight for displaced Boeng Kak villagers.

24 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Entertainment complex to open in November - Khmer Times

Entertainment complex to open in November  Khmer Times

WorldBridge Arena, a shopping and entertainment complex built by the WorldBridge Group in Phnom Penh, will open to the public in November, with half of the ...

22 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen Blvd: Favourite among developers - Khmer Times

Hun Sen Blvd: Favourite among developers  Khmer Times

With Cambodia's economy showing no signs of slowing down and a building boom in full swing, local and international real estate developers are flocking to ...

22 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Paris Peace Accords are still important for Cambodia - Khmer Times

Paris Peace Accords are still important for Cambodia  Khmer Times

Srun Srorn, a social media influencer and a peace activist, says it is high time that the spirit of the 1991 Paris Peace Accords be revived.

21 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

UNPO: UNPO Observes International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples 2018 - UNPO

UNPO: UNPO Observes International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples 2018  UNPO

Today, Thursday 9 August 2018, is the 24th International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples since its creation by the United Nations in December 1994.

9 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Vietnam's communists intensify control of internet - La Croix International

Vietnam's communists intensify control of internet  La Croix International

Vietnam's communists intensify control of internet . Laws curbing freedom of speech will impact Catholicism and other religions.

28 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

38 killed in attacks in Syria's Sweida - Khmer Times

38 killed in attacks in Syria's Sweida  Khmer Times

DAMASCUS (Xinhua) – At least 38 people were killed and 37 others wounded in a series of bombings and attacks that rocked government-held areas in the ...

26 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Global Witness calls on the US to sanction tycoons - Khmer Times

Global Witness calls on the US to sanction tycoons  Khmer Times

Global Witness has called on the United States to impose sanctions against four Cambodian tycoons for their alleged roles in the demise of Cambodian ...

23 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Removing EBA 'measure of last resort': EU - Khmer Times

Removing EBA 'measure of last resort': EU  Khmer Times

The European Union says they are considering the removal of Cambodia from its Everything-but-arms (EBA) trade scheme.

16 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Private sector to EU: Don't punish Cambodia - Khmer Times

Private sector to EU: Don't punish Cambodia  Khmer Times

Representatives of the Kingdom's private sector this week urged the European Union not to cancel the Everything-but-arms (EBA) scheme in response to a ...

12 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Thousands of poll observers trained - Khmer Times

Thousands of poll observers trained  Khmer Times

The Civil Society Forum has trained more than 1,000 observers to oversee the election process. In addition, the NEC had accredited more than 60,000 national ...

10 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Prosecutors at ECCC issue summaries of Case 004 statements - The Phnom Penh Post

Prosecutors at ECCC issue summaries of Case 004 statements  The Phnom Penh Post

The international Co-prosecutors (ICPs) at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) has issued a summary of their final statements in ...

3 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian military, police leaders are clean, PM says - Khmer Times

Cambodian military, police leaders are clean, PM says  Khmer Times

Prime Minister Hun Sen has lashed out at Human Rights Watch director Brad Adams that accused Cambodian 12 top military and police leaders of committing ...

2 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

GDP seeking to oust old guard - Khmer Times

GDP seeking to oust old guard  Khmer Times

Grassroots Democratic Party president Yeng Virak is positioning the GDP as the leader of change.

26 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

US hits commander of PM's bodyguard unit with sanctions - Khmer Times

US hits commander of PM's bodyguard unit with sanctions  Khmer Times

The US imposes financial sanctions against the commander of PM's bodyguard unit for his alleged involvement in human rights abuses.

14 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

Why has the Cambodian government made tens of thousands of ethnic Vietnamese people stateless? - Equal Times

Why has the Cambodian government made tens of thousands of ethnic Vietnamese people stateless?  Equal Times

Keo Samoeun has helped construct dozens of buildings throughout Phnom Penh. In the past, he repaired villas damaged during the Khmer Rouge era and he is ...

12 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

UNPO and KKF Gather Over 150 People in Paris to Discuss Situation of the Khmer-Krom - UNPO

UNPO and KKF Gather Over 150 People in Paris to Discuss Situation of the Khmer-Krom  UNPO

On 2 June 2018, the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) together with the Khmers Kampuchea-Khrom Federation (KKF) convened a ...

5 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

Khmer Krom mark cession day - Khmer Times

Khmer Krom mark cession day  Khmer Times

A mass religious ceremony commemorating the absorption of Kampuchea Krom to Vietnam in 1949.

5 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

Refugee deal on Nauru to expire in two months, official says - Khmer Times

Refugee deal on Nauru to expire in two months, official says  Khmer Times

A deal with Australia to resettle refugees from Nauru island comes to an end in August.

5 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

Khmer-Krom: Cession of Kampuchea-Krom To Be Commemorated By Nearly 2000 Buddhist Monks - UNPO

Khmer-Krom: Cession of Kampuchea-Krom To Be Commemorated By Nearly 2000 Buddhist Monks  UNPO

On the occasion of the anniversary of the cession of the disputed Kampuchea-Krom land to Vietnam in 1949, nearly 2000 Buddhist monks will gather to ...

29 May 2018 | 2:00 am

Iowans Celebrate Asian Culture at Annual CelebrAsian Festival - WHO TV Des Moines

Iowans Celebrate Asian Culture at Annual CelebrAsian Festival  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Iowa is home to many different Asian cultures, and this weekend an event that's become a Des Moines tradition aimed to celebrate the ...

26 May 2018 | 2:00 am

Eight witnesses summoned in Sokha trial - Khmer Times

Eight witnesses summoned in Sokha trial  Khmer Times

Investigating judge at the Phnom Penh Municipal Court, Ky Rithy, summoned eight more witnesses in the trial of jailed opposition leader Kem Sokha, who ...

26 May 2018 | 2:00 am

The man behind the sale of the Post - Khmer Times

The man behind the sale of the Post  Khmer Times

Anthony Galliano, group chief executive officer of Cambodian Investment Management, talks to Khmer Times about the recent sale of the Phnom Penh Post that ...

25 May 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen warns of HIV rise - Khmer Times

Hun Sen warns of HIV rise  Khmer Times

Prime Minister Hun Sen has urged everyone to practice safe sex amid a rise in HIV transmission. Mr Hun Sen told garment workers in Kampong Speu province ...

24 May 2018 | 2:00 am

NBC warns of fraudulent loans - Khmer Times

NBC warns of fraudulent loans  Khmer Times

The National Bank of Cambodia on Tuesday warned the public of the dangers of low-interest loans being offered by unscrupulous companies.

24 May 2018 | 2:00 am

Vietnamese 'targeted' in Cambodia - BBC News

Vietnamese 'targeted' in Cambodia  BBC News

Growing anti-Vietnamese sentiment is behind a five day protest that is due to start in the Cambodian capital, Phnom Penh, this weekend.

23 May 2018 | 3:34 pm

Upcoming Events! - Khmer Times

Upcoming Events!  Khmer Times

Upcoming Events! Workshop on “Depression and Meditation” - Coffee Talk: Revealing the Rainbow - Leadership Talk.

18 May 2018 | 2:00 am

Dissolved CNRP cannot return, PM says - Khmer Times

Dissolved CNRP cannot return, PM says  Khmer Times

Prime Minister Hun Sen has welcomed the National Election Committee for beginning to register candidates from political parties to contest the election in July ...

30 Apr 2018 | 2:00 am

US government calls out Cambodian rights abuses - The Phnom Penh Post

US government calls out Cambodian rights abuses  The Phnom Penh Post

The US State Department has published its annual report on human rights across the globe, describing a year of shrinking freedoms and rights violations in ...

25 Apr 2018 | 2:00 am

Former US convicts arrive in Kingdom - Khmer Times

Former US convicts arrive in Kingdom  Khmer Times

A total of 43 Cambodian citizens who were convicted of crimes in the US arrived yesterday in the Kingdom. A senior immigration police officer said that all 43 ...

6 Apr 2018 | 2:00 am

CNRM members summonsed in case that alleges plot against government - The Phnom Penh Post

CNRM members summonsed in case that alleges plot against government  The Phnom Penh Post

The Phnom Penh Municipal Court has summonsed several prominent members of the Cambodia National Rescue Movement to appear in a case that alleges a ...

4 Apr 2018 | 2:00 am

Thai NGO supports Cambodian farmers over compensation - Khmer Times

Thai NGO supports Cambodian farmers over compensation  Khmer Times

International NGOs declare support to Cambodian communities against a sugar giant.

3 Apr 2018 | 2:00 am

Mixed Opinions on Vietnam’s Historical Role in Cambodia Spark Debate - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Mixed Opinions on Vietnam’s Historical Role in Cambodia Spark Debate  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Vietnam invaded Cambodia in January 1979 with about 200000 troops to overthrow the Khmer Rouge regime, which had ruled since 1975.

2 Apr 2018 | 2:00 am

A People in Limbo, Many Living Entirely on the Water - New York Times

A People in Limbo, Many Living Entirely on the Water  New York Times

Floating villages spread across the surface of the Mekong River's waterways, playing host to ethnic Vietnamese whose status in Cambodian society is ...

28 Mar 2018 | 2:00 am

Kem Ley Party changes name to Khmer United Party - The Phnom Penh Post

Kem Ley Party changes name to Khmer United Party  The Phnom Penh Post

The newly minted Kem Ley Party founded by the slain political activist's brother has changed its name to the Khmer United Party. The change puts the party in ...

23 Mar 2018 | 2:00 am

PM flies to Australia for summit - Khmer Times

PM flies to Australia for summit  Khmer Times

Prime Minister Hun Sen left Cambodia yesterday to attend the Asean-Australia Special Summit which will take place this weekend in Sydney. Minister Attached ...

16 Mar 2018 | 2:00 am

UN rights official arrives in Kingdom - Khmer Times

UN rights official arrives in Kingdom  Khmer Times

Rhona Smith, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on human rights in Cambodia, will visit the country starting today.

5 Mar 2018 | 2:00 am

Alleged Genocidaire Could See Case Dismissed at Khmer Rouge Tribunal - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Alleged Genocidaire Could See Case Dismissed at Khmer Rouge Tribunal  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Observers said they do not believe that cases 003 and 004 will go to trial due to the strong opposition from Hun Sen. WASHINGTON —. Yim Tith, who was ...

3 Mar 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia-Australia ties should be handled with care - Khmer Times

Cambodia-Australia ties should be handled with care  Khmer Times

Bilateral relations between Cambodia and Australia are longstanding and mutually beneficial. And so is the relationship between Australia and Asean.

26 Feb 2018 | 2:00 am

CNRM calls for boycott of water linked to Huns - The Phnom Penh Post

CNRM calls for boycott of water linked to Huns  The Phnom Penh Post

Members of the Cambodia National Rescue Movement have called for a boycott of products from bottled water company Vital Premium Water, one of many local ...

19 Feb 2018 | 2:00 am

Experts, Veterans Gather to Discuss Vietnam Hill Peoples’ Fate - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Experts, Veterans Gather to Discuss Vietnam Hill Peoples’ Fate  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Experts on Cambodia's indigenous peoples met early this month to discuss challenges faced by the community and urged the authorities to address their ...

14 Feb 2018 | 2:00 am

Khmer Krom warned not to join Rainsy's new movement - The Phnom Penh Post

Khmer Krom warned not to join Rainsy's new movement  The Phnom Penh Post

The head of a Khmer Krom advocacy association yesterday issued a statement urging his followers not to join ex-opposition leader Sam Rainsy's newly minted ...

1 Feb 2018 | 2:00 am

Under the Raindrops: A Novel of Life Under the Khmer Rouge - Khmer Times

Under the Raindrops: A Novel of Life Under the Khmer Rouge  Khmer Times

The novel “Krom Domnok Teouk Pleang” (Under the Raindrops) was written by the talented, multi-award winning author Um Sophanny. In 1989, “Krom Domnok ...

5 Jan 2018 | 2:00 am

UNPO at KKF Year-End Conference in Orlando, Florida - UNPO

UNPO at KKF Year-End Conference in Orlando, Florida  UNPO

All photographs courtesy of VOKK 2017. During the weekend of 9-10 December 2017, the Khmer Kampuchea-Krom Federation (KKF) hosted its annual ...

13 Dec 2017 | 2:00 am

China to Provide More Funding to Cambodia as West Cuts Aid Over ‘Death of Democracy’ - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

China to Provide More Funding to Cambodia as West Cuts Aid Over ‘Death of Democracy’  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

The Chinese donation came after the United States said it was cutting aid to the Cambodian Mine Action Center's operations this year.

23 Nov 2017 | 2:00 am

Khmer Krom plan human rights rally - 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 ...

8 Nov 2017 | 2:00 am

Regional ‘Think Tank’ Launched to Advise on China Mekong Initiative - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Regional ‘Think Tank’ Launched to Advise on China Mekong Initiative  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

The aim of the GCMS is to provide academic recommendations to member countries of the Lancang-Mekong Cooperation Mechanism.

30 Sep 2017 | 2:00 am

Cambodian Officials Ramp Up Anti-US Threats - Voice of America

Cambodian Officials Ramp Up Anti-US Threats  Voice of America

Following the closing of independent media outlets and the arrest of Cambodia's opposition leader, officials in Phnom Penh have begun training their verbal fire ...

20 Sep 2017 | 2:00 am

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

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

Fifty years ago, U.S. Army Captain Steve Yedinak returned home from Vietnam believing that he had led covert operations that contributed significantly to the ...

16 Sep 2017 | 2:00 am

NGOs demand ID cards for Kampuchea Krom - 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.

30 Aug 2017 | 2:00 am

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

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

Photo Courtesy of Khmer Times. On 2 August 2017, former Kampuchea Krom Buddhist monk Dav Tep, who was convicted for his alleged drug abuse and death ...

4 Aug 2017 | 2:00 am

Police ensnared in missing monk mystery - Khmer Times

Police ensnared in missing monk mystery  Khmer Times

Siem Reap police are fending off allegations that they harassed and humiliated a Khmer Krom monk and a layman who have gone missing while visiting the ...

4 Jul 2017 | 2:00 am

Police block Kampuchea Krom march - The Phnom Penh Post

Police block Kampuchea Krom march  The Phnom Penh Post

About 100 police armed with batons, pistols and rifles blocked the road in front of Phnom Penh's Wat Chas pagoda yesterday to stop about a dozen activists from ...

27 Jun 2017 | 2:00 am

CNRP clings to anti-Vietnamese rhetoric - The Phnom Penh Post

CNRP clings to anti-Vietnamese rhetoric  The Phnom Penh Post

A week after opposition leader Kem Sokha said his party would no longer appeal to anti-Vietnamese sentiments in its campaigns, two prominent opposition ...

26 Jun 2017 | 2:00 am

Kampuchea Krom protest banned - Khmer Times

Kampuchea Krom protest banned  Khmer Times

The Kampuchea Krom community has been told they cannot hold a rally in Phnom Penh to mark the day their territory was lost to Vietnam and speak out against ...

22 Jun 2017 | 2:00 am

Kampuchea Krom to take their fight to the UN - Khmer Times

Kampuchea Krom to take their fight to the UN  Khmer Times

The Khmer Kampuchea Krom Association has vowed to seek help from the United Nations if the petition it submitted to the Vietnamese government yesterday ...

6 Jun 2017 | 2:00 am

Kampuchea Krom petition against rights abuses - Khmer Times

Kampuchea Krom petition against rights abuses  Khmer Times

The Kampuchea Krom community will today petition the Vietnamese government to stop restricting the rights of its citizens living in Vietnam. The move comes 68 ...

5 Jun 2017 | 2:00 am

New Year gift for Khmer Krom - Khmer Times

New Year gift for Khmer Krom  Khmer Times

The secretariat representing 11 branches of the Khmer Kampuchea Krom Association in Cambodia has welcomed a decision by Vietnamese provincial ...

4 Apr 2017 | 2:00 am

Khmer Krom ethnic group denied many rights: report - 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 ...

27 Jan 2017 | 2:00 am

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

17 Jan 2017 | 2:00 am

Rights groups push for Khmer Krom ID cards - 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 ...

12 Jul 2016 | 2:00 am

Gathering to Mourn Loss of Kampuchea Krom - Khmer Times

Gathering to Mourn Loss of Kampuchea Krom  Khmer Times

A coalition of Kampuchea Krom community groups will celebrate the 67th anniversary of the loss of land to Vietnam on Saturday at the Bodhiyarama Buddhist ...

1 Jun 2016 | 2:00 am

Khmer Krom monks given prison terms - 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 ...

4 Apr 2016 | 2:00 am

Khmer Krom monks upbeat in court - 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 ...

23 Mar 2016 | 2:00 am

Khmer Krom: Former Khmer Rouge Official Charged with Genocide - UNPO

Khmer Krom: Former Khmer Rouge Official Charged with Genocide  UNPO

Yim Tith has been charged with crimes including crimes against humanity and genocide against the Khmer Krom perpetrated during his time as acting secretary ...

10 Dec 2015 | 2:00 am

Khmer Krom Unlikely To Benefit in Asean Integration, Advocate Says - VOA Khmer

Khmer Krom Unlikely To Benefit in Asean Integration, Advocate Says  VOA Khmer

The Khmer Kampuchea Krom ethnic minority, which lives in the Mekong Delta region of Vietnam, is unlikely to benefit from the wider integration of Asean, ...

9 May 2015 | 2:00 am

Khmer Krom: Witness of Red Khmers Genocide Testifies - UNPO

Khmer Krom: Witness of Red Khmers Genocide Testifies  UNPO

On 17 March 2015, former deputy chief of the Tram Kak district hospital Riel Son testified against Pol Pot's regime. He told the Khmer Rouge Tribunal about the ...

17 Mar 2015 | 2:00 am

Khmer Krom look to France - The Phnom Penh Post

Khmer Krom look to France  The Phnom Penh Post

Thach Setha, the president of the Khmer Kampuchea Krom Community, says he is planning to lead a group to an unlikely destination: France, the country he ...

17 Nov 2014 | 2:00 am

The Plight of Cambodia's Khmer Krom Community - The Diplomat

The Plight of Cambodia's Khmer Krom Community  The Diplomat

Marching in the Cambodian capital of Phnom Penh to mark the 23rd anniversary of the Paris Peace Agreement – the country's national day – between 800 and ...

30 Oct 2014 | 2:00 am

Vietnam Slams ‘Extremists’ For Flag Burning Over Khmer Krom Dispute - Radio Free Asia

Vietnam Slams ‘Extremists’ For Flag Burning Over Khmer Krom Dispute  Radio Free Asia

Hanoi has strongly criticized a group of “extremists” for burning the flag of Vietnam during a protest by the Khmer Krom ethnic minority in front of the country's ...

14 Aug 2014 | 2:00 am

Khmer Krom Protesters Burn Vietnamese Flag - The Cambodia Daily

Khmer Krom Protesters Burn Vietnamese Flag  The Cambodia Daily

Monks and nationalist protesters burned a Vietnamese flag in front of the Vietnamese Embassy on Tuesday as the embassy continued to ignore calls to ...

13 Aug 2014 | 2:00 am

Protesters Ask Cambodian Parliament Head to Demand Apology From Vietnam - Radio Free Asia

Protesters Ask Cambodian Parliament Head to Demand Apology From Vietnam  Radio Free Asia

Hundreds of monks and other representatives from Vietnam's Khmer Krom ethnic minority living in Cambodia held a protest Wednesday calling on Phnom Penh ...

13 Aug 2014 | 2:00 am

Protesters Again Demand Vietnamese Apology Over Kampuchea Krom - VOA Khmer

Protesters Again Demand Vietnamese Apology Over Kampuchea Krom  VOA Khmer

Many Cambodians remain angered that the area, called Kampuchea Krom, or Lower Cambodia, in Khmer, was partitioned to Vietnam by the French in 1949.

21 Jul 2014 | 2:00 am

Mekong Delta Should Return to Khmer Krom, Group Says - VOA Khmer

Mekong Delta Should Return to Khmer Krom, Group Says  VOA Khmer

A Cambodian advocacy group says the Mekong Delta of Vietnam should be returned to the Khmer people who have lived there for generations.

11 Jul 2014 | 2:00 am

Khmer Krom Monks Clash With Cambodian Police Over Hanoi Statement - Radio Free Asia

Khmer Krom Monks Clash With Cambodian Police Over Hanoi Statement  Radio Free Asia

More than a hundred monks and students from Vietnam's Khmer Krom ethnic minority living in Cambodia clashed Tuesday with riot police and security guards in ...

8 Jul 2014 | 2:00 am

Khmer Krom want apology - The Phnom Penh Post

Khmer Krom want apology  The Phnom Penh Post

A Khmer Krom association threatened this week to protest against the Vietnamese government after an official said that the former Kampuchea Krom provinces ...

13 Jun 2014 | 2:00 am

Ceremony Marks Loss of ‘Lower Cambodia’ to Vietnam - VOA Khmer

Ceremony Marks Loss of ‘Lower Cambodia’ to Vietnam  VOA Khmer

The delta was once part of Cambodia, but it was partitioned to Vietnam by the French at the end of their Indochinese colonization in 1949.

4 Jun 2014 | 2:00 am

Kampuchea Krom anniversary quieted - The Phnom Penh Post

Kampuchea Krom anniversary quieted  The Phnom Penh Post

Plans to commemorate 65 years since France recognised formerly Kampuchea Krom provinces as part of Vietnam were scaled back by City Hall yesterday.

3 Jun 2014 | 2:00 am

Nowhere to call home - The Phnom Penh Post

Nowhere to call home  The Phnom Penh Post

Sok* doesn't know if he's Cambodian or yuon. The 30-year-old, who has been an undocumented immigrant his entire adult life, speaks the Khmer Krom dialect, ...

14 Feb 2014 | 2:00 am

Khmer Krom targetted, says NGO - The Phnom Penh Post

Khmer Krom targetted, says NGO  The Phnom Penh Post

The leader of an organisation of monks from Kampuchea Krom, the part of southern Vietnam that once belonged to the Khmer Empire, accused security officials ...

9 Jan 2014 | 2:00 am

Khmer Krom in Cambodia Mark Loss of Their Homeland - Radio Free Asia

Khmer Krom in Cambodia Mark Loss of Their Homeland  Radio Free Asia

Nearly 1,000 ethnic Khmer Krom living in Cambodia on Tuesday marked the 64th anniversary of the loss of their territory to Hanoi amid calls to protect the rights ...

4 Jun 2013 | 2:00 am

Khmer Krom Monks in Hiding from Vietnamese Authorities - Radio Free Asia

Khmer Krom Monks in Hiding from Vietnamese Authorities  Radio Free Asia

Khmer Krom monks pray at a pagoda in Phnom Penh at a 2007 rally to demand the release of a monk arrested for allegedly organizing an anti-Vietnam ...

17 May 2013 | 2:00 am

Khmer Krom: Vietnamese Authorities Threaten To Defrock Monk For Teaching Khmer Culture - UNPO

Khmer Krom: Vietnamese Authorities Threaten To Defrock Monk For Teaching Khmer Culture  UNPO

The Vietnamese government is threatening to defrock Ly Chanda, a Khmer Krom Buddhist monk, for teaching about Buddhism and the Khmer language.

12 Apr 2013 | 2:00 am