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NGOs demand ID cards for Kampuchea Krom

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. ...

Zahron Sokry
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5080577/ngos-demand-id-cards-kampuchea-krom/

Letter denied: Guards clash with trio of KNLF reps

Three representatives of the Khmer National Liberation Front said they were attacked yesterday morning by Daun Penh district security guards while attempting to file a letter to City Hall requesting permission to hold an anti-Vietnamese protest later this month. ...

Taing Vida
http://phnompenhpost.com/national/letter-denied-guards-clash-trio-knlf-reps

Khmer Krom vow more protests, again

Kampuchea Krom activists are planning yet another round of demonstrations to protest remarks made by a Vietnamese embassy spokesman in June, demanding Prime Minister Hun Sen cut diplomatic ties with Vietnam until a public apology is issued. ...

Pech Sotheary
http://phnompenhpost.com/national/khmer-krom-vow-more-protests-again

Phnom Penh City Hall warns of arrests over Vietnam protest

City Hall on Friday threatened up to 15 years in prison for students planning a protest in front of the Vietnamese Embassy over comments made in June by an embassy official that the Kampuchea Krom region belonged to Vietnam long before it officially became part ...

Sek Odom
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/phnom-penh-city-hall-warns-of-arrests-over-vietnam-protest-64496/

Mekong Delta should return to Khmer Krom, group says

A Cambodian advocacy group says the Mekong Delta of Vietnam should be returned to the Khmer people who have lived there for generations. The region is still referred to as Kampuchea Krom, or Lower Cambodia, by many Cambodians, despite its partitioning to Vietnam by the French ...

Sok Khemara
http://www.voacambodia.com/content/mekong-delta-should-return-to-khmer-krom-group-says/1955549.html

A bridge too far for Sokha?

Deputy opposition leader Kem Sokha has drawn the ire of the government and civil society groups after on Wednesday accusing Vietnam of orchestrating the Koh Pich bridge stampede that killed more than 350 people in 2010 as part of a plot to “eliminate the Khmer ...

Meas Sokchea and Kevin Ponniah
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/bridge-too-far-sokha

Kampuchea Krom forum banned by city

Phnom Penh City Hall on Monday banned Wat Samakki Raingsey from hosting a public forum on Wednesday to mark the 65th anniversary of the official granting of Kampuchea Krom to the State of Vietnam. The Khmer Kampuchea Krom Community (KKKC), which advocates for the ethnic minority ...

Mech Dara and Matt Blomberg
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/kampuchea-krom-forum-banned-by-city-60320/

Khmer Krom targetted, says NGO

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 at the recent crackdowns at Freedom Park and last Thursday’s garment protest of singling out Kampuchea Krom monks for arrest ...

Phak Seangly
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/khmer-krom-targetted-says-ngo

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