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Koh Kong residents protest encroachment on state land

More than 100 families living in Chroy Svay commune in Koh Kong province’s Sre Ambel district protested in front of the district hall to demand that authorities keep 63ha of lowland forest as state property and take legal action against forest encroachers. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/koh-kong-residents-protest-encroachment-state-land

Firm accused of grabbing indigenous community’s land in Stung Treng

More than 30 families from the Kreung indigenous community in Talat commune’s Rumpat and Talat villages in Stung Treng province’s Sesan district claimed that a private company had cleared their plantations. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/firm-accused-grabbing-indigenous-communitys-land-stung-treng

PM’s help to be sought to allocate reserved land for 167 families

Banteay Meanchey deputy governor Ly Sary has embarked on a mission to identify 200 hectares of land in  Roneam Daun Sam Malai Wildlife Sanctuary to be allocated for 167 families to legally reside and cultivate their respective lands. ...

Chhun Sunly
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50849980/pms-help-to-be-sought-to-allocate-reserved-land-for-167-families/

Five Bunong members to testify over land dispute

Five Bunong indigenous people were summoned by Mondulkiri provincial police to testify on May 3 about a minor criminal complaint filed by a citizen who claimed the accused had built illegal structures on private property ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/five-bunong-members-testify-over-land-dispute

Another 17 hectares of Tamok Lake carved out for Gov’t agencies

The 17 hectares carved out of Tamok Lake were detailed in three separate sub-decrees published in the Royal Gazette. Ten hectares of land was given to the Health Ministry, four to the Civil Services Ministry and three to Phnom Penh Municipal Police. ...

Aun Chhengpor
https://www.voacambodia.com/a/another-17-hectares-of-tamok-lake-carved-out-for-govt-agencies-/5855797.html

Koh Kong authorities look for land grabbers

A technical working group in Koh Kong province is inspecting state land in Sre Ambel district’s Chroy Svay and Boeung Preav communes on suspicions of illegal land grabbing in the biodiversity corridor and multi-use areas.   ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/koh-kong-authorities-look-land-grabbers

Hunt for suspects continues after Preah Sihanouk sea restored

Stung Hav district authorities in Preah Sihanouk province have removed soil that was dumped into the sea along the coast to create new land in an area without authorisation and are working to determine the identity of the responsible parties.   ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/hunt-suspects-continues-after-preah-sihanouk-sea-restored

ANA denies allegations it grabbed land to develop tourist attraction

The Apsara National Authority (ANA) has denied allegations that it usurped land belonging to residents in Tani village of Banteay Srei district’s Run Ta Ek commune in order to create a tourist attraction. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ana-denies-allegations-it-grabbed-land-develop-tourist-attraction

Sea fillers warned of legal actions

The Koh Kong and Preah Sihanouk provincial authorities are working to identify people who have filled in the sustainable Use Area in Koh Kong ’s Mondul Seima district and an area of sea in Preah Sihanouk’s Stung Hav district. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sea-fillers-warned-legal-actions

Encroachers try pillars in Koh Kong

Thousands of square metres of state forest land in roughly 11ha of state reserve land in Koh Sdech village, Koh Sdech commune, Kiri Sakor district, Koh Kong province, were illegally encroached upon by unknown people. They have installed concrete and wooden pillars. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/encroachers-try-pillars-koh-kong

12 charged for violent protest in attempted land grab case

Kandal Provincial Court yesterday charged 12 men accused of stealing around one hectare of a villager’s land in Kandal province, forging a land deed and selling it to a land broker in 2019. ...

Buth Reaksmey Kongkea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50815756/12-charged-for-violent-protest-in-attempted-land-grab-case/

Indigenous villagers in dispute over land titles

Indigenous villagers in Romnea commune of Mondulkiri province’s Sen Monorom town have lodged complaints disputing authorities’ issuance of titles to their lands in the names of unrelated individuals. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/indigenous-villagers-dispute-over-land-titles

Preah Vihear authorities warn against illegal purchase or sale of protected land

The Ministry of Environment has warned people that it is illegal to buy or sell lands in natural protected and conservation areas in Preah Vihear province. ...

Buth Sela
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50809478/preah-vihear-authorities-warn-against-illegal-purchase-or-sale-of-protected-land/

Ministry asserts power over state private land

The Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction has reasserted its authority to conduct cadastral surveys of land plots that aim to establish leaseholder rights over state private land. State private land is legally defined as all property that belongs to the state but does ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-asserts-power-over-state-private-land

Governors told to demolish illegal fencing

Prime Minister Hun Sen has instructed municipal and provincial governors across the country to take measures against any individuals who build fences that encroach on state land and affect public interests in their localities. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/governors-told-demolish-illegal-fencing

Police detain K Speu land grabbers

Military Police personnel, in cooperation with environmental rangers in Kampong Speu province, have cracked down on natural resource crimes and illegal encroachment of state land in Oral district’s Ta Sal commune. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/police-detain-k-speu-land-grabbers

Intruders ordered to remove constructions on Mondulkiri hills

Mondulkiri officials issued a six-day ultimatum on constructions encroaching on the Doh Kramom Mountain Cultural Centre in Sen Monorom town’s Sokdum commune. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/intruders-ordered-remove-constructions-mondulkiri-hills

Mondulkiri Bunong community seeks return of forest land

More than 200 indigenous Bunong families in Mondulkiri province have asked authorities to retrieve 5ha of community forest land they claim had been secretly stolen from them by speculators. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/mondulkiri-bunong-community-seeks-return-forest-land

Koh Kong confronts encroachment on protected state land

Authorities in Koh Kong province are searching for the individuals who set up border posts on nearly 200ha of protected forest, with officials and activists claiming that powerful tycoons had hired local people to encroach on the land. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/koh-kong-confronts-encroachment-protected-state-land

Security guard shot dead over land dispute in Kampot province

A land dispute between residents and So Nguon Group Co Ltd escalated into a confrontation yesterday, leaving one security guard dead at the scene and one seriously injured. ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50784582/security-guard-shot-dead-over-land-dispute-in-kampot-province/

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