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Training Workshop on Gender Equality and Domestic Violence to Khmer Krom

Venue: Takeo Red Cross Office. Held on Friday 13th March, 2015 Goal: Protect Khmer Krom women’s rights and participate in social and political activities in their communities. Project Objective: To increase understanding about civil and political rights of children and women, and gender equality in Khmer Krom communities. Build the capacity of Khmer Krom women to advocate for their rights and to encourage Khmer Krom women to actively participate

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Field research trip to conduct investigation into Khmer Krom human rights abuses in Takeo province

From June 30th to July 2nd, 2015, the Minority Rights Organization (MIRO) Human Rights Defender project conducted a research investigation into Khmer Krom human rights abuses in Darakom village located in the Chey Choak commune, Boricholsa district, 70 km away from Takeo province. The victim was Mr. Chhorn Borei, originally Khmer Krom, an indigenous population of ethnic Khmer who lived in Kampuchea Krom, an area in the south of Vietnam. Mr. Borei

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Protest for Land Justice

On the 20th of February, 2015, a crowd of monks, activists, NGO workers, and others gathered in front of the National Assembly in protest. Protesters opposed the Government’s perceived abuse of land rights in allowing construction of the Areng Valley Dam and other projects. Members of the Beoung Kak Lake community were among the crowd. Many activists gathered to protest the Government’s denial of a visa extension for prominent land rights activist

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