Documents

History of Srah Ku (or Srah Doun Om) in Preah Tro Pang Province

History of Srah Ku (or Srah Doun Om) in Preah Tro Pang Province

In Preah Trea pang province, there is a famous ancient Khmer-Krom site, Srah Ku (or Ku Srah Srey).  It is located in Ta Ku village, Sombour (Nguyet Hoa) commune, Kampong Thom (Chau Thanh) district, Preah Treapang (Tra Vinh) province, approximately 7km from the Kampong (Tra Vinh) city.   The site consist a small-sized lake, surrounded by large century-old “teal” trees.  Due […]

The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP)

The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP)

The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) was adopted by the General Assembly on Thursday, 13 September 2007, by a majority of 144 states in favour, 4 votes against (Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United States) and 11 abstentions (Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Burundi, Colombia, Georgia, Kenya, Nigeria, Russian Federation, Samoa and Ukraine). While as a […]

The Khmer-Krom Journey to Self-Determination

The Khmer-Krom Journey to Self-Determination

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Sereivuth Prak P.O.Box 193 Pennsauken, NJ 08110 Phone:  562-209-1790  http://kkjsd.blogspot.com kkbook@khmerkrom.org Pennsauken, NJ – January 19, 2010 – Prior to April 1975, people around the world knew about the Vietnam War. Today, people know about the fertile land of the Mekong Delta that helps Vietnam to be ranked as the second leading exporter of rice in […]

The Culture of the Khmer-Krom

The Culture of the Khmer-Krom

By The KKF Research Team (Extracted from the same name of the culture document in  “The Khmer-Krom Journey to Self-Determination” book) The Khmer-Krom People The term “Khmer-Krom” denotes the ethnic Khmer in Kampuchea-Krom. The term “Khmer-Krom” is used to differentiate from the Khmer (Cambodian) who live in Cambodia. Physically, the Khmer-Krom people look exactly the same as the Khmer in […]

A Brief History of the Kampuchea-Krom

A Brief History of the Kampuchea-Krom

By Peter Scott and KKF Research Team (Extracted from the same name of the history document in  “The Khmer-Krom Journey to Self-Determination” book) Historically, the identity and name of the Khmer-Krom people and their ancestral lands have been changed and/or referred to differently by various civilizations as well as the colonizing governments. Under the colonization of France, Kampuchea-Krom was called […]

Khmer Krom

Khmer Krom

STATISTICS  Status:  Unrecognised Indigenous Group Population: 8,240,000 Capital City: Prey Nokor, later named Saigon/Ho Chi Minh City Area: 89,000km² (in Vietnam) Language: Khmer Religion: Theravada Buddhism UNPO REPRESENTATION: Khmer Kampuchea-Krom Federation The Khmer Krom are represented at UNPO by the Khmer Kampuchea-Krom Federation (KKF). They were admitted as a member of UNPO on 15 July 2001. OVERVIEW Kampuchea Krom means “Cambodia Below” or “Southern Cambodia”. The […]