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Job Announcement

MIRO is a localNGO, founded in 2012, which seeks to promote and protect the rights of minority groups in Cambodia and contribute to their prosperity and social participation. We advocate with national and international stakeholders. Currently, MIRO focuses its activities on Khmer Krom and ethnic Vietnamese who have been living in Cambodia for many generations.MIRO’s head office base in Phnom Penh with five provincial staffs. For more detailed information,

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JOB ANNOUNCEMENT “Finance and Admin Intern “

MIRO is a non-governmental, independent, neutral and non-profit organization, defying discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or social origin, and religion or belief. MIRO undertakes to protect and promote the rights and interests of ethnic minority groups and Khmer Krom in Cambodia, giving them the opportunity to access human rights protection and full freedom like the other Cambodian people. We are now seeking qualified Cambodian

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Report on ethnic Vietnamese leaved out Cambodia

Since the 80th decade, ethnic Vietnamese have lived on floating communiities in Kandal, Chong Koh and Chhnok Truo of Kampong Chhnang province. During the period of democratic Kampuchea they fled to Vietnam by exchange with the democratic Kampuchea government and the Vietnam government. This happened in late 1975 at the start of the Khmer Rouge regime. However, they later returned to the same community after the Khmer Rouge regime. Those who live

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Research Trip to Pursat Province

Between the 26th and 29th July MIRO staff undertook a field trip investigation regarding the Statelessness project in Pursat Province.  Whilst there staff interviewed various members of the community on the floating villages regarding their living conditions and whether they had any legal documentation. Many reported that they had no legal documentation at all, and due to the high costs of obtaining it, and attitudes towards them in the local community,

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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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