The Khmers Kampuchea-Krom Federation (KKF) is a peaceful organization representing millions of voiceless Khmer-Krom people living in the Mekong Delta and its surrounding regions of current day Vietnam as well as thousands living in exile.
KKF is a global organization ran by volunteers from around the world. Its human rights advocated activities are funded by donations from Khmer-Krom communities and the sympathizers across the continents.
Released by the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor March 11, 2008 Please note below are selected extracts from the Country Reports on Human Rights Practices 2007. Click here to read FULL VERSION of the report. The Socialist Republic of Vietnam, with a population of approximately 84 million, is an authoritarian state ruled by the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV). The CPV's constitutionally mandated primacy and the continued occupancy of all key government positions by party members allows it to set national policy. However, the CPV continued to reduce its formal involvement in government operations and allowed the government to exercise discretion in implementing policy. There were no other legal political parties. The most recent National Assembly elections, held in May, were neither free nor fair, since all candidates were vetted by the CPV's Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF), an umbrella group that monitored the country's popular organizations. The civilian authorities generally maintained effective control of the security forces.
Human Rights Monitor
To Whom It May Concern, On behalf of the Khmer-Krom families in Soc Trang Province, we would like to urgently appeal and notify you of the unfair trials of two Khmer-Krom monks and six followers who face 10 months to 6 years for exercising their freedom of...Read More...
Vinh Chau, Soc Trang, 26th September 2013 – Four Khmer Krom people were trialed on 25th September 2013 have been handed a one year sentence for speaking up on behalf of Abbot Ly Chanh Da, who has fled to Thailand seeking asylum. Read More...
Pennsauken, 20 September 2013 – The Vietnamese authority will take Venerable Lieu Ny, Venerable Thach Thuol, Thach Phum Rich, and Thach Tha from Tra Set Temple, Vinh Hai Commune, Vinh Chau District, Soc Trang Province to face the trial in Soc Trang province on...Read More...
- Press Release: KKF Calls On International Pressure To End Religious Persecutions and Also The Unconditional Release of Human Rights Defenders
- Khmer Krom Imprisoned for Standing up for Venerable Ly Chanh Da
- Vietnamese Authorities To Transfer and Trial 3 Venerable and Supporters In Religious Persecution Case
KKF Press Releases
4th June 2013 Today, we gather in front of the Vietnamese Embassies in Washington DC (United States), in Ottawa (Canada), in Paris (France), in Canberra (Australia), in Phnom Penh (Cambodia) and elsewhere to protest the recent human rights and religious persecution...Read More...
KKF Petitions European Parliament for InterventionFriends and supporters of Khmer-Krom and religious freedom, help...Read More...
Press Release: KKF Calls On International Pressure To End Religious Persecutions and Also The Unconditional Release of Human Rights DefendersTo Whom It May Concern, On behalf of the Khmer-Krom families...Read More...