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.
Members of the Khmers Kampuchea-Krom Federation(KKF) have traveled to Geneva, Switzerland for the 7th Session of Human Rights Council (HRC), arriving earlier this week. Mr. Thach Ngoc Thach, KKF President, Mr. Thach Vien, KKF Vice President of Europe Chapter, Venerable Thach Berong, KKF International Affairs Officer and Mr. Thhai Makarar, KKF Youth Committee headed to Geneva to submit a report to the HRC about the ongoing human rights abuses and religious violations committed by the Vietnam government. Starting from 3 March until 28 March 2008, governments, indigenous peoples and international agencies gather to speak about human rights. It provided a great opportunity for organizations to network, share information and provide support to one another. Upon arrival, the KKF Delegations were met with surprising support from different organizations also attending the conference. KKF met with Professor Yash Ghai, Special Representative of the Secretary-General on the situation of human rights in Cambodia spoke about the religious violations in the Mekong Delta. During his speech to the HRC, Professor Ghai spoke about the issues KKF brought up.Click here to read his speech
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
On November 12, 2013, Vietnam was elected to become a member of the UN Human Rights Council (UN HRC) to uphold its commitments to promote and protect human rights as set forth in United Nations General Assembly Resolution 60/251. Despite being a member for almost...Read More...
The Khmers Kampuchea-Krom Federation would like to condemn the spokesman for the Vietnamese Embassy to Cambodia for twisting of the truth and the fabrication of history. The Khmers Kampuchea-Krom Federation strongly condemns the use of violence by armed...Read More...
Open Questions and Recommendations for the 18th Session of the U.S.-Vietnam Human Rights Dialogue
Venerable Thach Thuol, Venerable Lieu Ny Facing Unjust Trial On May 9, 2014, the U.S. Department of State released a Media Note regarding to the 18th session...
KKF Human Rights Council Side Event Opened by Special Rapporteur on Religious Freedom and Belief--Press Release March 11, 2015-- Geneva (March 11, 2015)- Special...Read More...