Land

Land dispute victims in Sihanoukville call government to resolve and release four citizens

Land dispute residents in two communes of Prey Nob district, Sihanoukville province call on government to resolve and release four citizens citizens are imprisoned under this land dispute. ...

Khut Sokun
https://www.vodkhmer.news/2022/09/16/land-dispute-victims-in-sihanoukville-call-on-head-of-govt-to-resolve-and-release-four-citizens/

23 families in Siem Reap accuse authorities of allocating more than 80 hectares of their farmland

Twenty-three families in Run Ta Ek commune, Siem Reap province have accused authorities of taking more than 80 hectares of their farmland to be subdivided ownership unfairly. ...

Khut Sokun
https://www.vodkhmer.news/2022/09/19/siem-reap-23-families-accuse-authorities-of-allocating-more-than-80-hectares-of-their-farmland/

Sar Kheng: Investigations show trafficking complaints ‘95% true’

Minister of Interior Sar Kheng said the government has spent more than $200 million building infrastructure in Preah Sihanouk province in order to attract investment and increase tax revenues – not to let it slide into a morass of illegal gambling and, even worse, crimes. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sar-kheng-investigations-show-trafficking-complaints-95-true

Kbal Romeas Community requests authorities to provide 3,000 hectares of communal land

The Kbal Romeas community requests the authorities to help protect their forests from the Chinese company Sivgex and expedite the establishment of another 3,000 hectares of their communal land. ...

Meng Kroypunlok
https://www.vodkhmer.news/2022/09/19/kbal-romeas-community-requests-authorities-to-create-3000-hectares-of-collective-land/

Bunong demand company stop land clearing

Stung Treng province’s Bunong indigenous community in Kbal Romeas commune have demanded that authorities assist them in protecting their forest against a Chinese company Siev Gek and expedite the creation of a 3,000-hectare reserve in the commune’s Kbal Romeas village in Sesan district. ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501154593/bunong-demand-company-stop-land-clearing/

Mondulkiri officials probe Bunong logging allegations

Mondulkiri provincial environment officials are working to identify loggers who a Bunong indigenous community accused of clearing nearly 100ha of community forest in Koh Nhek district’s Rayum commune. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/mondulkiri-officials-probe-bunong-logging-allegations

Run Ta Ek residents say life is better there than in Angkor Archaeological Park

Residents who were willing to leave their homes in Angkor Archaeological Park and relocate to Run Ta Ek eco-village five years ago are saying their lives have improved in the interim, and now Prime Minister Hun Sen has recently announced that Run Ta Ek area ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/run-ta-ek-residents-say-life-better-there-angkor-archaeological-park

Communal titling ends in relief for some, anxiety for others

Indigenous communities attempting to register communal lands are often left in bureaucratic limbo and are at risk of losing this land, advocates said this week, even as the government handed more than 4,000 hectares to three communities in May. ​ ...

ភិន រតនា
https://vodenglish.news/communal-titling-ends-in-relief-for-some-anxiety-for-others/

Indigenous families block land grab in Kampong Speu

Indigenous Suoy families say they have blocked a company formerly chaired by the prime minister’s nephew Hun Chea from clearing their farmland in Kampong Speu, and are seeking compensation. ...

Roun Ry
https://vodenglish.news/indigenous-families-block-land-grab-in-kampong-speu/

Seven people arrested in land dispute in Oddar Meanchey

Human rights officers in Oddar Meanchey province says seven people have been arrested in connection with a land dispute with a rubber plantation company in Trapeang Prasat commune, Trapeang Prasat district. ...

Khut Sokun
https://www.vodkhmer.news/2022/09/15/7-people-arrested-in-land-dispute-in-oddar-meanchey/

Hun Sen promises modern satellite city at Angkor evictions relocation site

Prime Minister Hun Sen handed out gifts and promised metal sheeting as building materials to families who have agreed to vacate their homes that fall within Siem Reap’s Angkor park, saying the relocation site in Run Ta Ek commune will be turned into a modern ...

Phin Rathana
https://vodenglish.news/hun-sen-promises-modern-satellite-city-at-angkor-evictions-relocation-site/

Brao, Kreung communities receive 4,000 hectares in Ratanakiri

Around 4,000 hectares of state forests have been transferred to collective ownership by indigenous groups in Ratanakiri, according to government decrees. ...

Mech Dara
https://vodenglish.news/brao-kreung-communities-receive-4000-hectares-in-ratanakiri/

City clears fish farms despite Tamok Lake residents’ protests

Residents around Phnom Penh’s Boeng Tamok followed authorities in their boats and protested the filling of the lake, which they said was affecting their fish farm enclosures. ...

Khut Sokun
https://vodenglish.news/city-clears-fish-farms-despite-tamok-lake-residents-protests/

O’Khsach residents seek PM’s intervention to resolve land row in their community

Residents of O’Khsach community, located in Village 4, O’tres commune, Stung Hao district, Preah Sihanouk province, have sought an intervention from Prime Minister Hun Sen to stop the ongoing demolition process and protect their homes and crops. ...

Hang Punreay
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501147703/okhsach-residents-seek-pms-intervention-to-resolve-land-row-in-their-community/

More than 150 families in Svay Rieng province ask local authorities to help resolve land issues

More than 150 families in Men Chey commune, Romduol district, Svay Rieng province, ask commune authorities to help resolve land issues after claiming they were affected by a canal development project of the Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology in the area. ...

Pa Sokheng and Khut Sokun
https://www.vodkhmer.news/2022/09/07/svay-rieng-families-ask-authorities-to-resolve-land-issues/

Indigenous communities ask for government intervention in land disputes

The representatives of two different indigenous communities in Kampong Thom and Preah Vihear provinces are calling for government intervention to help solve long-running land disputes in their communities. ...

Try Thaney
https://cambojanews.com/indigenous-communities-ask-for-government-intervention-in-land-disputes/

Cambodia and Japan appreciate good cooperation in landmine clearance

Cambodia and Japan have appreciated their good bilateral cooperation, mainly in the field of mine clearance. The appreciation was made during a visit by a group of students from Chuo University, Japan led by Professor Hanatani Atsushi to the Cambodian Mine Action Center (CMAC) ‘s ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501147262/cambodia-and-japan-appreciate-good-cooperation-in-landmine-clearance/

People involved in land dispute are worried after Pailin Provincial Court summoned more than 20 people for questioning

People living in Sambok Chap in Pailin province are deeply concerned as more than 20 out of more than 100 families have been summoned by the Pailin Provincial Court over land dispute. ...

Sok Savy
https://khmer.cambojanews.com/more-than-20-pailin-residents-summoned-by-pailin-provincial-court-over-land-issue/

Cambodia records 40 landmine, ERW casualties in first eight months

Cambodia registered 40 landmine and explosive remnant of war (ERW) casualties in the first eight months of 2022, up 21 percent compared with 33 over the same period last year, according to a report released on Tuesday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501146548/cambodia-records-40-landmine-erw-casualties-in-first-eight-months/

Communities from Koh Kong and Kampong Speu provinces submit petitions to ministries for intervention in land disputes

About 400 people from various communities in Koh Kong and Kampong Speu provinces have come forward to petition various ministries in Phnom Penh for intervention in the long-running land dispute with Ly Yong Phat. ...

Kheang Sokmean
https://khmer.cambojanews.com/communities-from-koh-kong-and-kampong-speu-provinces-submit-petitions-to-ministries-for-intervention-in-land-disputes/

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