Sok Khemara, VOA Khmer
Activists for the Khmer Kampuchea Krom have been asking for more help from US officials in what they say are rights abuses in Vietnam, but in a statement to VOA Khmer this week, the Vietnamese Embassy in Washington said their efforts amounted to “sabotage.”
Report by VOA
Advocates for ethnic Khmers from Vietnam met with US State Department officials this week in an effort to improve human rights and religious freedoms there. The delegation included three Khmer monks who had spent about one year in jail each in Vietnam, in what they say is religious persecution.
Indigenous Youth Caucus: "The forum shall be for indigenous peoples including those mislabel as ethnic minority"
KKFYC Youth stands behind speaker in support of the statement. They were active in suggesting recommendations to the Indigenous Youth Caucus.
Item 7: Future Work
Joint Statement of Khmers Kampuchea-Krom Federation and Montagnard Foundation
Speaker: Chantria Tram
Chairman and Distinguished members of the Forum
We are saddened to hear about the common conditions indigenous peoples face regarding boarding schools. Yet, we are pleased to participate in seeking solutions for a new future for our children.
Wednesday, 21 April 2010 15:03 Kim Yuthana and David Boyle
The Phnom Penh Post
A GROUP of 22 Khmer Krom asylum seekers, many of whom crossed into Cambodia from Thailand in December, have pleaded with the local UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) for an extension of a financial assistance package that was set to expire on Tuesday.