Scores of ethnic Khmer Krom hold fresh rally against Vietnamese diplomat

About 500 ethnic minority Khmer Krom monks and activists on Monday staged a fresh protest here to demand a Vietnamese diplomat to recognize the “true history” of the former Kampuchea Krom provinces.

It was the third rally in the last two months after Trung Van Thong, a spokesman for the Vietnamese Embassy in Cambodia, reportedly said in June that the former Kampuchea Krom provinces belonged to Vietnam long before France’s official transfer of the land in 1949. …

Xinhuanet News Staff