Cambodia News: Khmer Krom

Man charged over wife's brutal murder - Khmer Times

Man charged over wife's brutal murder  Khmer Times

Kandal Provincial Court yesterday charged a man upon release from hospital for allegedly strangling his wife dead in July before burning her body after she ...

12 Sep 2019 | 2:15 pm

Submission by Human Rights Watch to Australia-Vietnam Human Rights Dialogue - Human Rights Watch

Submission by Human Rights Watch to Australia-Vietnam Human Rights Dialogue  Human Rights Watch

Human Rights Watch appreciates the opportunity to contribute to the ongoing preparations for the forthcoming 16th Australia-Vietnam Human Rights Dialogue, ...

27 Aug 2019 | 3:00 am

Koh Kong villagers deny dispute resolved - The Phnom Penh Post

Koh Kong villagers deny dispute resolved  The Phnom Penh Post

Representatives of villagers who are locked in a land dispute with Heng Huy Agriculture Group in Koh Kong province have denied a press release from the ...

21 Aug 2019 | 3:00 am

Opposition Chief Sam Rainsy, Party Officials to Return to Cambodia From Exile in November: CNRP - Radio Free Asia

Opposition Chief Sam Rainsy, Party Officials to Return to Cambodia From Exile in November: CNRP  Radio Free Asia

The opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) on Friday announced that acting President Sam Rainsy and several other high-ranking party officials ...

16 Aug 2019 | 3:00 am

Cambodian Tycoon Kong Kroeng Detained Over Suspected Illegal Logging Operation - Radio Free Asia

Cambodian Tycoon Kong Kroeng Detained Over Suspected Illegal Logging Operation  Radio Free Asia

Powerful business tycoon Kong Kroeng was detained on Thursday after being questioned by authorities in eastern Cambodia's Kratie province over his alleged ...

15 Aug 2019 | 3:00 am

Cambodian Government Urges Public to Ignore Opposition ‘Propaganda’ Calling For Protests - Radio Free Asia

Cambodian Government Urges Public to Ignore Opposition ‘Propaganda’ Calling For Protests  Radio Free Asia

Cambodia's Minister of Interior Sar Kheng on Wednesday warned the public not to fall victim to “propaganda” from the opposition Cambodia National Rescue ...

14 Aug 2019 | 3:00 am

Garment Industry Owners Say Trade Status Withdrawal Would Hurt Four Million Cambodians - Radio Free Asia

Garment Industry Owners Say Trade Status Withdrawal Would Hurt Four Million Cambodians  Radio Free Asia

Withdrawing Cambodia's tax-free entry into the European market would negatively impact nearly four million people, the Garment Manufacturers Association of ...

12 Aug 2019 | 3:00 am

USCIRF Statement on International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples - United States Commission on International Religious Freedom

USCIRF Statement on International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples  United States Commission on International Religious Freedom

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 8, 2019. USCIRF Statement on International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples. WASHINGTON, DC – In observance of ...

8 Aug 2019 | 3:00 am

4 Khmer-Krom Newsletter April-June 2019 - UNPO

4 Khmer-Krom Newsletter April-June 2019  UNPO

The UNPO releases the fourth issue in its series of newsletters dedicated to the plight of the Khmer-Krom. The focus point of this newsletter is the Second ...

8 Aug 2019 | 3:00 am

Vietnam’s Longest Serving Female Prisoner of Conscience Released From Prison - Radio Free Asia

Vietnam’s Longest Serving Female Prisoner of Conscience Released From Prison  Radio Free Asia

Nguyen Dang Minh Man comes home after enduring eight years in 'squalid' prison conditions.

2 Aug 2019 | 3:00 am

Habit Burger to enter Cambodia - Khmer Times

Habit Burger to enter Cambodia  Khmer Times

The Habit Restaurants, lnc, an American burger franchise, announced plans to expand its fast food chain to the Kingdom market with a planned 25 Habit Burger ...

2 Aug 2019 | 3:00 am

Cambodian Opposition Chief Warns Against China’s Growing Dominance, Military Presence - Radio Free Asia

Cambodian Opposition Chief Warns Against China’s Growing Dominance, Military Presence  Radio Free Asia

Exiled Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy called on Cambodians in a statement on Tuesday to oppose what he called China's colonization of the ...

23 Jul 2019 | 3:00 am

A Family's 'Buried' Treasure - Khmer Times

A Family's 'Buried' Treasure  Khmer Times

The Khmer Rouge regime was not only the darkest age in Cambodia's history but also a hellish chapter for all Cambodian families who did not flee the country ...

19 Jul 2019 | 3:00 am

More than 80 percent of LBT people face family violence - Khmer Times

More than 80 percent of LBT people face family violence  Khmer Times

A Rainbow Community Kampuchea report on Wednesday noted that more than 80 percent of lesbians, bisexuals and transgenders in the Kingdom suffer ...

19 Jul 2019 | 3:00 am

Freedom of Religion of Unrepresented Peoples in Spotlight - UNPO

Freedom of Religion of Unrepresented Peoples in Spotlight  UNPO

Threats to Freedom of Religion of Unrepresented Peoples to Be Highlighted by UNPO During 2nd Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom. From 16-18 July ...

17 Jul 2019 | 3:00 am

US Lawmakers Pass Bill Targeting Officials Who Undermine Democracy in Cambodia - Radio Free Asia

US Lawmakers Pass Bill Targeting Officials Who Undermine Democracy in Cambodia  Radio Free Asia

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed legislation to apply sanctions on Cambodian officials deemed responsible for undermining democracy in the ...

16 Jul 2019 | 3:00 am

Cambodia’s Hun Sen Downplays Possible Loss of EU Preferential Trade Scheme - Radio Free Asia

Cambodia’s Hun Sen Downplays Possible Loss of EU Preferential Trade Scheme  Radio Free Asia

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen Friday reiterated that he is not concerned with the possibility of losing duty-exempt status for the country's products in the ...

5 Jul 2019 | 3:00 am

Cambodia Rejects Suspicions Reversal on US Base Upgrade Signals Plans to Host Chinese Military Assets - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodia Rejects Suspicions Reversal on US Base Upgrade Signals Plans to Host Chinese Military Assets  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodia's Minister of Defense Tea Banh on Monday dismissed suspicions that his government had reneged on accepting an offer from the U.S. to upgrade ...

1 Jul 2019 | 3:00 am

Government urged to draft LGBT laws - Khmer Times

Government urged to draft LGBT laws  Khmer Times

Government officials and members of the LGBT community met on Thursday to discuss the drafting or revision of laws and policies in order to facilitate their ...

1 Jul 2019 | 3:00 am

Ruling CPP to mark 68th anniversary today - Khmer Times

Ruling CPP to mark 68th anniversary today  Khmer Times

About 100,000 CPP members and supporters are expected to gather today on Koh Pich island in Phnom Penh to celebrate the party's 68th establishment ...

28 Jun 2019 | 3:00 am

Next Article International Co-Investigating Judge resigns from Khmer Rouge Tribunal - Khmer Times

Next Article International Co-Investigating Judge resigns from Khmer Rouge Tribunal  Khmer Times

The international co-investigating judge of the UN-backed Khmer Rouge tribunal has resigned today after the conclusion of investigation of case 004.

28 Jun 2019 | 3:00 am

Appeal Court to hear RFA duo's case - Khmer Times

Appeal Court to hear RFA duo's case  Khmer Times

Appeal Court fixes Friday to hear an application by two former RFA journalists.

19 Jun 2019 | 3:00 am

To right wrong spellings - Khmer Times

To right wrong spellings  Khmer Times

Khmer language spelling is a controversial issue in Cambodia. It is not unusual to see people argue over how Khmer words are spelt. Wrongly spelt words can ...

13 Jun 2019 | 3:00 am

U.S. Envoy at the “Fall of Phnom Penh” Dies at 93 - វីអូអេ - VOA Khmer

U.S. Envoy at the “Fall of Phnom Penh” Dies at 93  វីអូអេ - VOA Khmer

In an interview with the Associated Press to mark the 40th anniversary of the fall of Phnom Penh in 2015, Dean said the U.S. “abandoned Cambodia and handed ...

13 Jun 2019 | 3:00 am

Banned Opposition Party Sets September For Sam Rainsy Return to Cambodia - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Banned Opposition Party Sets September For Sam Rainsy Return to Cambodia  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodia's exiled acting opposition chief Sam Rainsy has agreed to return to the country in September, following a decision by fellow party executives to go ...

11 Jun 2019 | 3:00 am

Asia's 'rising tiger' declares transnational war | Opinion - Asia Times

Asia's 'rising tiger' declares transnational war | Opinion  Asia Times

Cambodian strongman Hun Sen used a recent conference in Japan as a platform for attacking his political opponents.

10 Jun 2019 | 3:00 am

Conflicting historical narratives are divisive - Khmer Times

Conflicting historical narratives are divisive  Khmer Times

Some historical facts such as the liberation day on 7th January has been over-politicised. Two conflicting narratives prevail and dominate the social and political ...

6 Jun 2019 | 3:00 am

Cambodia morning news for June 6 - AEC News Today

Cambodia morning news for June 6  AEC News Today

All the #Cambodia #news you need to know for June 6, 2019. Cambodia English news, Cambodia business news, Cambodia news today, Cambodia latest ...

6 Jun 2019 | 3:00 am

Khmer Krom group calls for June 4 to be national holiday - The Phnom Penh Post

Khmer Krom group calls for June 4 to be national holiday  The Phnom Penh Post

A Khmer Krom advocacy association has requested that the government make June 4 a national day of mourning so citizens nationwide can take a day off work ...

5 Jun 2019 | 3:00 am

Cambodia’s Opposition Backs Khmer Kampuchea Krom Community Stance on Vietnam - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodia’s Opposition Backs Khmer Kampuchea Krom Community Stance on Vietnam  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

The banned opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) on Tuesday vowed to back Khmer Kampuchea Krom in their quest for self-determination in ...

4 Jun 2019 | 3:00 am

Cambodia: Stop Ongoing Judicial Harassment of Former CNRP Members - Human Rights Watch

Cambodia: Stop Ongoing Judicial Harassment of Former CNRP Members  Human Rights Watch

We express serious concern regarding the recent and ongoing judicial harassment of former Cambodia National Rescue Party elected officials and members ...

1 Jun 2019 | 3:00 am

'Plight' of Tonle Sap VN raised - The Phnom Penh Post

'Plight' of Tonle Sap VN raised  The Phnom Penh Post

A senior Vietnamese official has requested the Cambodian government to pay more attention to the plight of ethnic Vietnamese who were relocated from the ...

30 May 2019 | 3:00 am

Cambodian refugees remember Hawke's legacy | Opinion - Asia Times

Cambodian refugees remember Hawke's legacy | Opinion  Asia Times

As Australia paid tribute to the recent passing of Bob Hawke, the country's 23rd prime minister, this author sent a statement of condolence on behalf of ...

28 May 2019 | 3:00 am

Kampuchea Krom: A historical mistake - Khmer Times

Kampuchea Krom: A historical mistake  Khmer Times

On June 4, Cambodians will once again mark the anniversary of the loss, according to them in 1949, of former 21 Cambodian provinces for the benefit of ...

24 May 2019 | 3:00 am

Khmer Krom: UN Refugee Agency Asked to Speed up Asylum Seekers Cases - UNPO

Khmer Krom: UN Refugee Agency Asked to Speed up Asylum Seekers Cases  UNPO

More than 200 people recently fled their region of Kampuchea Krom due to persecution by the Vietnamese authorities. They now live in precarious situations in ...

15 May 2019 | 3:00 am

Kampuchea Krom push for Freedom Park event - Khmer Times

Kampuchea Krom push for Freedom Park event  Khmer Times

The Khmer Kampuchea Krom Community along with the Khmer Youth Alliance for Democracy are seeking to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the absorption of ...

13 May 2019 | 3:00 am

Ministry announces end of fishing season - Khmer Times

Ministry announces end of fishing season  Khmer Times

Agriculture Ministry announces that fishing season is set to close for 5 months.

13 May 2019 | 3:00 am

Asean Liberals Call for End to Attacks on Cambodian Opposition - វីអូអេ - VOA Khmer

Asean Liberals Call for End to Attacks on Cambodian Opposition  វីអូអេ - VOA Khmer

The statement from Asean Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) came as Rhona Smith encouraged Cambodians to work towards changing the political ...

10 May 2019 | 3:00 am

The Khmer Rise Party, Sok Touch and irredentism - Khmer Times

The Khmer Rise Party, Sok Touch and irredentism  Khmer Times

Irredentism is a political behavior, a very dangerous one. It is a popular common way to express a claim to adjacent territories on the grounds of historical or ...

10 May 2019 | 3:00 am

Khmer Krom in Thailand Call for UN to Speed Up Refugee Claim Cases - វីអូអេ - VOA Khmer

Khmer Krom in Thailand Call for UN to Speed Up Refugee Claim Cases  វីអូអេ - VOA Khmer

A UN refugee agency spokesperson in Thailand said careful consideration of the cases must be carried out as “not every asylum seeker is necessarily a ...

8 May 2019 | 3:00 am

Khmer-Krom: Human Rights Watch Documents Serious Human Rights Abuses - UNPO

Khmer-Krom: Human Rights Watch Documents Serious Human Rights Abuses  UNPO

During a visit to Washington, DC, United States, this week, members of the Khmers Kampuchea-Krom Federation reiterated their will to act peacefully for their ...

2 May 2019 | 3:00 am

Aung San Suu Kyi in Cambodia: Pledges Made to Promote Trade, Education, Cultural Ties - វីអូអេ - VOA Khmer

Aung San Suu Kyi in Cambodia: Pledges Made to Promote Trade, Education, Cultural Ties  វីអូអេ - VOA Khmer

Aung San Suu Kyi paid a two-day official visit to Cambodia this week, marking her first trip to the Southeast Asian nation.

2 May 2019 | 3:00 am

Advocacy Group Urges Khmer Krom to Fight for Self-Determination in Vietnam - វីអូអេ - VOA Khmer

Advocacy Group Urges Khmer Krom to Fight for Self-Determination in Vietnam  វីអូអេ - VOA Khmer

Human Rights Watch has documented what it calls serious human rights abuses committed against the Khmer Krom by the Vietnamese authorities, including the ...

30 Apr 2019 | 3:00 am

The Killing Fields' Sandals - Khmer Times

The Killing Fields' Sandals  Khmer Times

In Cambodia, a country overshadowed by an era of ruthless killing by the ultra-Maoist Khmer Rouge, sandals represents the symbol of great power held by the ...

26 Apr 2019 | 3:00 am

UNPO, HIHR and KKF to hold Second Symposium on the Khmer-Krom's Right to Self-Determination - UNPO

UNPO, HIHR and KKF to hold Second Symposium on the Khmer-Krom's Right to Self-Determination  UNPO

On Saturday 1 June 2019, the Khmers Kampuchea-Krom Federation (KKF), the Hawaii Institute for Human Rights (HIHR) and the Unrepresented Nations and ...

21 Apr 2019 | 3:00 am

3 Khmer-Krom Newsletter January-March 2019 - UNPO

3 Khmer-Krom Newsletter January-March 2019  UNPO

The UNPO releases the third of a series of newsletters dedicated to the plight of the Khmer-Krom. The *content* of the newsletter presents the upcoming ...

16 Apr 2019 | 3:00 am

Cambodia's David Copperfield - Khmer Times

Cambodia's David Copperfield  Khmer Times

Almost everyone in Cambodia loves magic tricks. They also want to learn a few tricks to impress their classmates or colleagues, or give performances at parties.

5 Apr 2019 | 3:00 am

On what basis will there be national reconciliation? - Khmer Times

On what basis will there be national reconciliation?  Khmer Times

A few days ago, former parliamentarians of the late CNRP launched a call for national reconciliation, mentioning in particular the very short episode of the ...

29 Mar 2019 | 3:00 am

'Khmer Empire' bid rejected - The Phnom Penh Post

'Khmer Empire' bid rejected  The Phnom Penh Post

The Ministry of Interior has informed recently rehabilitated former Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) lawmaker Real Camerin that his request to form the ...

28 Mar 2019 | 3:00 am

Reimagining Self-Determination - UNPO

Reimagining Self-Determination  UNPO

The right to self-determination is the most misunderstood and least well-developed human right. We are campaigning for a greater understanding of the right as ...

20 Mar 2019 | 3:00 am

Hun Sen's lawbreakers validated as lawmakers | Opinion - Asia Times

Hun Sen's lawbreakers validated as lawmakers | Opinion  Asia Times

The Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum missed an opportunity to call out host country Cambodia's strongman prime minister.

19 Mar 2019 | 3:00 am

Foreign Affairs Minister lays out core foreign policy values - The Phnom Penh Post

Foreign Affairs Minister lays out core foreign policy values  The Phnom Penh Post

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation on Monday outlined the four core foreign policy values that Cambodia is focusing on in the current ...

12 Mar 2019 | 3:00 am

Traditional Khmer performers push back against modern entertainment - The Phnom Penh Post

Traditional Khmer performers push back against modern entertainment  The Phnom Penh Post

Traditional art forms struggle to survive in today's technology focused, entertainment rich modern society. But there is one form of traditional Khmer theatre that is ...

29 Jan 2019 | 3:00 am

Khmer Krom: Commemorations of the End of the Khmer Rouge, but Human Rights Situation Remains Severe - UNPO

Khmer Krom: Commemorations of the End of the Khmer Rouge, but Human Rights Situation Remains Severe  UNPO

In January, Cambodia celebrated the 40th Anniversary of the Vietnamese invasion that ended the Khmer Rouge regime in the country. Every year, these events ...

23 Jan 2019 | 3:00 am

Anniversary of Khmer Rouge Overthrow Marked By Joy, Anger - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Anniversary of Khmer Rouge Overthrow Marked By Joy, Anger  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Tens of thousands of Vietnamese troops invaded Cambodia in late December 1978 and overthrew the Chinese-backed Khmer Rouge regime on 7 January ...

11 Jan 2019 | 3:00 am

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 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 am

Khmer Krom mark failed war - Khmer Times

Khmer Krom mark failed war  Khmer Times

The Khmer Kampuchea Krom Association is today hosting an event to commemorate Kampuchea Krom separatists who died during the failed war for ...

16 Nov 2018 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 am

Nanning's vocational college reaches out to Cambodia - Khmer Times

Nanning's vocational college reaches out to Cambodia  Khmer Times

Guangxi's Nanning vocational technology college (NCVT) is reaching out to Cambodian students in an effort to teach Business English to meet expected ...

25 Oct 2018 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 am

Khmer Krom monks to commemorate cession year - Khmer Times

Khmer Krom monks to commemorate cession year  Khmer Times

Three Khmer Kampuchea Krom associations are planning to host a religious ceremony in Phnom Penh next month to mark the anniversary of the cession of ...

24 May 2018 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 am

Report Highlights Closed Path to Citizenship for Khmer Krom - 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 ...

27 Jan 2017 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 am

Kampuchea Krom Remembered - Khmer Times

Kampuchea Krom Remembered  Khmer Times

PHNOM PENH (Khmer Times) – At least 2,000 people, including Buddhist monks, have commemorated the 66th anniversary of the loss of Kampuchea Krom, ...

4 Jun 2015 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 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 ...

20 Mar 2015 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 am

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

The Plight of Cambodia's Khmer Krom Community  The Diplomat

Ethnic Khmer from South Vietnam are seeking an apology and recognition, to little avail.

30 Oct 2014 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 am

Khmer Krom Test the Waters for Demonstration - The Cambodia Daily

Khmer Krom Test the Waters for Demonstration  The Cambodia Daily

More than 1,000 ethnic Khmer Krom monks and nationalist protesters Monday tested City Hall's tolerance for public assembly and demonstration, gathering in ...

12 Aug 2014 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 am

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

Khmer Krom Monks in Hiding from Vietnamese Authorities  Radio Free Asia

Two ethnic Khmer monks have escaped into hiding after an attempt by Vietnamese government and religious authorities to strip them of their religious status ...

17 May 2013 | 3:00 am

Cambodia Holds Six on 'Terrorism’ Charges - Radio Free Asia

Cambodia Holds Six on 'Terrorism’ Charges  Radio Free Asia

Cambodia has detained a group of four ethnic minority Khmer Krom from Vietnam and two locals accused of terrorism and plotting armed revolt against the ...

20 Mar 2013 | 3:00 am