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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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Investigation into Khmer Krom human rights abuses in Takeo province

From July 5-7, 2015, the Minority Rights Organization (MIRO) Human Rights Defender project conducteda research investigation into Khmer Krom human rights abuses (land issues) in the Sla village, Ta Ou commune, Kirivong district, in the Takeo province 95 km away from Takeo town. Around 70 families have been affected by a blockage in the main road that connects the two ends of theirvillage. A wealthy local family has bought a strategic piece of land

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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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Khmer Krom Background

The Khmer Krom are a group of ethnically Khmer people living in modern day southern Vietnam, in the region of the Mekong River delta referred to as Kampuchea Krom (Lower Cambodia). According to Vietnamese census data there are 1.2 million Khmer Krom people in Vietnam, but independent estimates suggest the number is as high as 7 million in Vietnam, and 8.2 million worldwide.[1] The Khmer Krom share a common language, religion, and culture with the

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The Norwegian Human Rights Fund for the: “Protection and Empowerment of Khmer Krom Human Rights Defenders in Cambodia”

The Khmer Krom community is regularly subjected to human rights violations. Khmer Krom are barred from speaking out for their rights, they do not enjoy the benefits of fair procedure in the Cambodian or Vietnamese legal systems, and many are subject to substandard living conditions. In response, MIRO conducts a number of activities to monitor and report on the human rights of Khmer Krom, supporting them in their struggle to receive the rights and

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