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Youth to protest Vietnam land grabs

The Cambodian Youth Party (CYP) is urging the public to join a mass demonstration on October 10 against Vietnam, due to what they say is a continued encroachment by the neighboring country on Cambodian territory through two settlements currently under construction. In an announcement sent out ...

May Titthara
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/30212/youth-to-protest-vietnam-land-grabs/

Vietnamese families leave the Tonle Sap

Ethnic Vietnamese residents of Tonle Sap Lake are continuing to head back to Vietnam in droves due to overbearing and costly rules being strictly enforced by local authorities, robbing many of them of the only homeland they have ever known. Minority Rights Organization (MIRO) official Seorn ...

May Titthara
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/29279/vietnamese--families-leave-the-tonle-sap/

Cambodia’s stateless Vietnamese

Up to 750,000 Vietnamese people are believed to be living in Cambodia, about 5 percent of the country’s population, but no one knows for sure. They are almost universally stateless. Few qualify for Cambodian citizenship. ...

Michele Penna
http://www.asiasentinel.com/society/cambodia-stateless-vietnamese/

Without citizenship, Vietnamese remain adrift

Though they live in floating houses moored to the banks of the Tonle Sap river, few of the nearly 2,500 ethnic Vietnamese villagers here can truly call Cambodia home. Thousands built floating homes on the Tonle Sap, a cheaper and more attainable alternative to settling ...

Chris Mueller and Khuon Narim
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/without-citizenship-vietnamese-remain-adrift-77344/

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