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Where is your topic concern in this comment now... :

There are millions illegal immigration outrageous across the globe,it isn't Cambodia alone,especially the u.s southern region along the U.S and Mexico's border,causes the U.S homeland national security concerning about the widespread of terrorist network coming+others"fence of billions $$ along the border".My friend...how u be smart to blame to other countries for discrimination for any illegally alien?,instead to blame to their "NVC"govm't's failure and please don't blame game to the other countries to take care your pple problem"fair,or isn't fair? my friend".Let all of us tell u my friend and how much u learn and know the world history after u turned to 60s old.Man...very countries around the world have their own right to say,to press,to share their opinion,right to defend their pple and country.Man...please review back a little bit about the southeast Asian's countries history,specially in 14,17,19,20th century to today.My friend do u know Cham-Champa country in 14 to 17th century had wiped out from the world map,and by whom country my friend?is called"Annam=Dai-Viet=vietnam as today",and where do their original from?from isolated southern of China mountain tribe and whom provoked rebellion to over throw the Chinese govm't,that why the China govm't fought them"called them as thuggish"and chased them down to the southern of Champa's region and asked Champa's king for asylum there"Pichey city=Hanoi"....years later they thrown the Champa govm't and took over"as north Vietnam=Hanoi".In 19th century they"Viet" used the same tactics directly down to khmer delta called"Kampuchea Krom"by expansion of its new illegal immigration seeking asylum at the same method again...years later they took over Kampuchea krom govm't is called"south Vietnam" with no any countries or any govm'ts say a word at all"shame on u"stop using the word discrimination again and again...no one gonna buy your stupid comment in YouTube anymore",if some illegal alien enter your country or take your house,or your family away from u and u will not gonna say discrimination...and how smart dumbass are u?,sorry man don't try this at home,or your country.Do u see the nvc's illegal migrants boat floating houses across the Tonle Sab lake since the first day of nvc war aggression,war looting and war crimes against humanity"in 1979-1993 to today"before 1979 no any nvc illegally or legally live on the river or lake at all,it was just happened when the nvc's foot soldiers invaded of Cambodia in 1979-1993,and why u don't mind about the word whooooo..."discrimination",man stop use your stupid psycho again.See almost 4 decades they had been lived in the river or lake without pay taxes,tax loophole,tax invasion,money laundering,counterfeit,drug smuggling,illegal activities,mafia network,terrorist,gangs,serial killer,criminal most wanted,illegal business activity,sex,drug,slavery trafficking,Aids,disease,espionage etc etc"that u dumb ass didn't also call as discrimination...shame on u".4 decades from now on that the whole entire country drunk this unsafe drinking water with human wasted and dumped every chemical materials into the lake,and cause disease virus widespread from human to human and from human to animals who all depend on this water resource,and u dumb ass didn't say a word"shame on u man".

May 21, 2019 07:15 PM

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rattha :

Don't be a foul !
We're not against Vietnamese people, we are against Vietnamesezation of Cambodia !
How about millions of native Khmer people in south vietnam, the area took over by the French and given control to the Vietnamese, who speak for their rights ?
The Vietnamese Government are still pushing Cambodian borders, on land and in the sea, don't you forget that !
Don't talk about law with these crocodiles. I like to talk about law when they stop pushing us !
Kaun Khmer.

Apr 18, 2014 04:57 PM

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limboman from Dak Lak/Vietnam :

This group of Vietnamese people is lucky people thousand times if you compare with Degar people in Central Highdlands of Vietnam.
At least these people are not Cambodianizing , speak their our languages, practice their own culture, and their ways of life on the Cambodian's land!
In the contrast, Degar people being Vietnamize at right the heart of their own land. Not merely their rights of languages, cultural, ways of life was taken away from them they are going to be extinct.
Wake up Cambodian, all about is just what the means of becoming a second citizen.
Don't let yourselve fall into the trap of trik to lose your own country.
If you are being still in doubt, come to Central Higlands of Vietnam and learn the truth about Vietnam government.

Mar 21, 2014 10:37 AM

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Anonymous Reader :

1. Ang Chanrith did not report the last incidents of many more, that local authorities got kicked out and a journalist got killed when they reported the illegal fishing in the Tonle Sap, where these ethnic Vietnamese lived and MONOPOLIZED the fishery industry.
2. Since 1979, the legal VIETNAMESE breed a few more than 5% up to 20% Vietnamese on Cambodian soil. The cabinet of HUN SEN is 50% Viet and the Ministry of Interior affairs is of 90% Vietnamese descendants. Almost, half of Phnom-Penh speaks Vietnamese and they have Cambodian IDs. The legal Viet migrant left-overs swear allegiance to Vietnam. So, THEY SHOULD be deported to VIETNAM for squatting and illegal fishing in Cambodia.
3. So, this story is nothing more than Vietnamese propaganda to add more fuel to RAISE the Vietnamese in Vietnam to come and outright INVADE CAMBODIA to save the ethnic Vietnamese living in Cambodia.

ONCE AGAIN, RFA plays the RACE card without digging the facts and promoting HATE.

Mar 20, 2014 10:55 PM

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Re-venge from Go back home :

It's time to revenge. Finally, the Vietnamese are the victims. It usually the opposite in Laos and Cambodia. Soon, the Lao People will follow the Cambodia, revenge to the Vietnamese. Living in the floating houses, why just cross the border and go home. Well, we know, the Vietnamese like to change Cambodia and Laos to West Vietnam, so Cambodia and Laotian People must act to chase the Vietming back.

Mar 20, 2014 10:15 PM

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Jungleman from DakLak/Vietnam :

Thank you for the article discribing the ethnic Vietnamese's limbo in cambodia!
This is exactly that Degar people have been go through in Central Highlands of Vietnam.
Million thanks for leting the world to know.

Mar 20, 2014 09:12 PM

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Cong Go from Bac Lieu :

I wonder, Vietnam is a more richer country than Cambodia but why Vietnamese people continue to migrate to Cambodia to live in poverty? Why do they just not go back home and make their life better in Vietnam?

Mar 20, 2014 07:27 PM

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Anonymous Reader :

You're right, Communist Vietnam is getting richer like Communist China. But their human rights is no better than China. You will see more and more Vietnamese crossing Cambodia's border as our political and human rights becoming more open and free.

Mar 21, 2014 09:37 AM

Anonymous Reader :

Vietnam is richer, bigger country than Cambodia. Yet, lots of Vietnamses are in Cambidia. I believe this is part of Vietnam grand scheme of taking over its neighbor Cambidia. I sympathize with immigrants, but Cambidia is such a small country and it cannot absorb immigrants without rusking being wiped out from the map.

Mar 29, 2014 09:30 AM

Equal from Boston :

This reporter clearly does not know much about Vietnamese Gov't. This is how it started. They send more and more of their kind to in to Cambodia, soon enough these people will more than Khmer people, then they can takeover more easily.

Mar 20, 2014 04:12 PM

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VIETCONG :

VIETCONG YOU NEED GO BACK TO VIETNAM,DON'T STAY IN CAMBODIA

Mar 20, 2014 12:05 PM

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Anonymous Reader :

It is not so much of discrimination. The Vietnamese govt is always take advantages on Cambodia. During the civil war, the Vietnamese govt sent their people to live illegally in Cambodia. Some of the Vietnamese soldiers never leave Cambodia soil. This the ambition to swallow Cambodia. The Vietnamese living in Cambodia should be sent back to Vietnam.

Mar 20, 2014 10:33 AM

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Anonymous Reader :

'The report said ethnic Vietnamese minorities are at present regarded as “legal immigrants” or “foreign residents” by the Cambodian authorities and as “illegal immigrants” by politicians and the people of Cambodia.'

If they are regarded as legal immigrants, how did they come into Cambodia? Did they just cross the border illegally or did they go through a proper procedure with the right paper work when they immigrate? If the law says people who were born in Cambodia are Cambodian citizens, then they should be granted all the benefits just like other citizens. I don't a problem with that, nor should anyone else.

Mar 20, 2014 09:17 AM

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Anonymous Reader :

Discrimination is a problem in Cambodia. It's not only the Vietnamese ethic but Cambodian themselves are being discriminated. The poor Cambodians are being discriminated against getting proper education and clean drinking water and healthcare. The CNRP are being discriminated by the CPP because the CPP has power and the CNRP does not. But if you have money to bribe these corrupt officials, then there is no more discrimination. So long as there are poor people, whether Vietnamese or Cambodians, the discrimination continues.

I find annoying to equate "youn" word to derogatory word. I grew up using that word, "youn", all my life. It is a short single word referring to the people of that country. When I came back to Cambodia, I was surprised when told the word "youn" is a bad word. To me, the word has no negative meaning, other than referring to the people.

Mar 20, 2014 09:16 AM

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Cong Go from Bac Lieu :

Its funny that the word "Yuon" are bad because the Viet Cong told the CPP is bad. But why don't we ask Vietnamese not to use the word "Mien" refer to Khmer people? I think this is a bunch of crap that they say the word "Yuon" that been used for thousand of years without any issue and CPP Communist government say it is bad because Viet Cong say so is stupid.

Mar 20, 2014 07:32 PM

Anonymous Reader :

is Ang Chanrith Khmer or Vietnamese born

Mar 20, 2014 12:25 AM

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Anonymous Reader :

By the same token would the people wrote the report do the similar study the sufferings of the people of Khmer Crom since it has been annexed as part of viet if they did I haven't seen one yet. They are scared of the Communist youn Govt that's why they wouldn't poke their noses there.or they can only reflect the sufferings of youn in Cambodia.
or they would not poke their nose

Mar 19, 2014 11:58 PM

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Anonymous Reader :

Since the Hun Sen gov. treats their own people badly, forced eviction, land grabbing and now, they are talking about giving land to these illegal immigrants?
Some thing very wrong here!!!

Mar 19, 2014 10:27 PM

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