Cambodia News: Khmer Krom

Clean sweep for city streets - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Clean sweep for city streets
Khmer Times
The 11 streets include Norodom Boulevard, Sisowath Boulevard, Sihanouk Boulevard, Monivong Boulevard, Russian Boulevard, Mao Tse Toung Boulevard, Kampuchea Krom Boulevard, Moniret Boulevard, Charles De Gaulle street, Street 271 and Street 70.

24 Jul 2017 | 3:45 pm

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


Khmer Krom: Buddhist Re-Ordination Ceremony Blocked by Authorities
UNPO
On 8 July 2017, a ceremony to re-ordain Venerable Lieu Ny as a Buddhist monk was impeded by Vietnamese authorities. After being disrobed an imprisoned for 4 years – for supporting Venerable Thach Thuol, activist for Khmer cultural rights and unlawfully ...

17 Jul 2017 | 5:06 am

Violence against Indigenous peoples destroys our common home - Greenpeace International (blog)


Greenpeace International (blog)

Violence against Indigenous peoples destroys our common home
Greenpeace International (blog)
From the Sami in Scandinavia, to the Ainu of Hokkaidō in the Sea of Japan; from Tibetans and Mongolians occupied by China, to the Degar and Khmer Krom in Vietnam; from the Balinese, Sasak, Nuaulu and over 300 ethnic groups in Indonesia, to the Arctic ...

7 Jul 2017 | 3:42 am

US Commission on International Religious Freedom 2017 Report Details a Worsening Situation for Minorities Worldwide - UNPO


UNPO

US Commission on International Religious Freedom 2017 Report Details a Worsening Situation for Minorities Worldwide
UNPO
In Vietnam, another CPC country, the Khmer Krom continue to be persecuted. Although Vietnam has allegedly initiated some steps towards improving the situation of minorities in the country by adopting the Law on Belief and Religion in 2016, the latter ...

4 Jul 2017 | 10:05 am

Police ensnared in missing monk mystery - Khmer Times


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 province. Meas Vichet, the monk, and a layman known as Ny, both from the Toul Sangke pagoda in ...

3 Jul 2017 | 12:14 pm

UNPO XIII General Assembly - UNPO


UNPO

UNPO XIII General Assembly
UNPO
After the open debate, the current UNPO Members presented the issues and human rights violations that their communities suffer through Members resolutions. Representatives of the Khmer Krom, East Turkestan, Chittagong Hill Tracts, Ogaden, Oromos, ...

3 Jul 2017 | 3:11 am

As CPP marks 66th anniversary, Hun Sen takes opportunity to accuse CNRP - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

As CPP marks 66th anniversary, Hun Sen takes opportunity to accuse CNRP
The Phnom Penh Post
Sam Sary was Sam Rainsy's father, and served as one of Sihanouk's closest advisers and senior government ministers until 1959, when he was accused of planning a coup d'état with Son Ngoc Thanh, an ethnic Khmer Krom Cambodian nationalist and ...

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28 Jun 2017 | 7:01 pm

Police Block Marchers Seeking Kampuchea Krom Holiday - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Police Block Marchers Seeking Kampuchea Krom Holiday
The Cambodia Daily
A Khmer Krom activist confronts riot police during a march in Phnom Penh on Monday. (Siv Channa/The Cambodia Daily). Annual events arranged by the Khmer Kampuchea Krom Community to mark the day often face opposition from authorities, and this ...
Police block Kampuchea Krom marchThe Phnom Penh Post
Police block Kampuchea Krom petition marchKhmer Times

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26 Jun 2017 | 6:51 pm

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

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