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Indigenous families seek PM’s help to solve land row

More than 140 indigenous families in Sen Monorom commune of Mondulkiri province’s O’Raing district have sought the intervention of Prime Minister Hun Sen Cabinet to resolve their 255-hectare land dispute with a private company. ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501193807/indigenous-families-seek-pms-help-to-solve-land-row/

Bunong claim gov’t gave their land away

Indigenous people representing nearly 100 families in Sen Monorom commune, O’Raing district, Mondulkiri province, have filed a complaint against the authorities for granting 255 hectares of their land to a private company for investment and development as a natural tourism area. ...

Torn Vibol
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501178877/bunong-claim-govt-gave-their-land-away/

More than 20 families in Kampot province accuse a powerful person of encroaching on their land and sue many people for imprisonment

Approximately 26 families in Kep province who have plantations in Kampot province accuse a powerful person of encroaching on nearly 60 hectares of their land and sued the people to threaten to demoralize not to protest. ...

Mean Rith
https://www.rfa.org/khmer/news/land/more-than-20-families-in-kampot-accuse-an-influential-person-of-encroaching-on-their-land-and-imprisoning-them-09082022112709.html

New Koh Kong commune chief says cannot help sugarcane disputants

A new ruling-party commune chief in Koh Kong province has refused to accept a petition from village residents asking for a resolution to their dispute against Senator Ly Yong Phat. ...

Khut Sokun
https://vodenglish.news/new-koh-kong-commune-chief-says-cannot-help-sugarcane-disputants/

Land titles handed over to indigenous people

The provincial authorities of Ratanakiri handed over land titles to residents of two villages in one of its districts. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501083732/land-titles-handed-over-to-indigenous-people/

200 indigenous people protest against company for land encroachment

Some 200 indigenous people in Mondulkiri province have come together to protest against a company for encroaching into their collective land. ...

Son Minea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501042590/200-indigenous-people-protest-against-company-for-land-encroachment/

Over 700 ha land dispute settled

Twelve indigenous communities in O’Chum and Andong Meas districts, Ratanakiri province and Vietnamese agribusiness firm Hoang Anh Gia Lai (HAGL) have resolved a land dispute involving over 742.26 hectares. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501008095/over-700-ha-land-dispute-settled/

Indigenous people face delays in obtaining land titles

Indigenous community leaders have raised concerns about delays in obtaining Collective Land Titles (CLT). The bureaucratic process, already complex, has been further delayed by the pandemic’s impact. To date, 30 out of 455 CLTs have been granted. ...

Son Minea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501000763/indigenous-people-face-delays-in-obtaining-land-titles/

Indigenous Mondulkiri people allege land grabs

Over 100 hectares of land used for traditional slash-and burn farming has been cleared by the O’Raing district governor of Mondulkiri province, indigenous people alleged yesterday. ...

Son Minea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50971425/indigenous-mondulkiri-people-allege-land-grabs/

Bunong crops destroyed by bulldozers

Mondulkiri province’s concession company is in the middle of a land dispute with more than 100 Bunong indigenous families living in O’Raing district’s Dak Dam and Sen Monorom communes, who allege it has cleared over 100 hectareas of their land with bulldozers ...

Son Minea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50967830/bunong-crops-destroyed-by-bulldozers/

Mystery over Stung Treng cleared forest land to be solved

Sesan district governor said he will solve the mystery surrounding illegally cleared forest land after more than 50 families appealed to the Stung Treng provincial authorities for an investigation into the clearing of hundreds of hectares in Kbal Romeas commune’s Krabei Chrom village.   ...

Yin Soeum
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50949090/mystery-over-stung-treng-cleared-forest-land-to-be-solved/

Commune chief denying alleged land-grab scheme

Th chief of Prasat commune in Kandal province’s Sa’ang district denied allegations that he had conspired to take residents’s land in village II. ...

Om Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/commune-chief-denying-alleged-land-grab-scheme

Villagers in Koh Kong seek land dispute resolution

197 families in Koh Kong province’s Chi khor loeu commune, Sre Ambel district have filed a complaint to the Ministry of Interior to take legal action against the Heng Huy Company which has supposedly encroached on more than 400 hectares of their land. ...

Son Minea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50931236/villagers-in-koh-kong-seek-land-dispute-resolution/

Kuoy families in Preah Vihear worry over land issue

More than 250 indigenous Kuoy families in Preah Vihear province have refused to accept compensation from a gold mining company that has offered them just $500 per hectare of land. ...

Yin Soeum
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50929763/kuoy-families-in-preah-vihear-worry-over-land-issue/

Man bulldozes Bunong tribe’s crops

A man accused of encroachment has bulldozed 10 hectares of rice and crops planted by 18 Bunong families on land they settled since 1992 in Mondulkiri province. ...

Son Minea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50927735/man-bulldozes-bunong-tribes-crops/

Displaced residents of land for new airport offered land swap

Kandal provincial governor Kong Sophorn told Khmer Times yesterday that 11 families who don’t want to accept a cash settlement for their land within the construction area of the new international airport can choose a “land swap” instead. ...

Son Minea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50924006/displaced-residents-of-land-for-new-airport-offered-land-swap/

Koh Kong authorities say offer in land dispute is fair

Koh Kong Provincial Administration officials have said that an ongoing land dispute in Botum Sakor district is nearing an end, with 70 of 131 families accepting the government’s offer for a resolution which it deems fair. ...

Son Minea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50866528/koh-kong-authorities-say-offer-in-land-dispute-is-fair/

Villagers protest farmland clearing for Phnom Penh airport project

More than 40 families living in Boeung Khyang commune’s Kampong Talong village in Kandal province’s Kandal Stung district have set up tents to guard their rice fields and blocked a road into their village to prevent a construction company from using machinery to clear their ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/villagers-protest-farmland-clearing-phnom-penh-airport-project

Tycoon Sok Bun land grab trial reaches Appeal Court

The Appeal Court yesterday heard the case of Tycoon Sok Bun and five former Koh Rong commune officials who were convicted to between five and seven years in prison each over a land grab bid between 2016 and 2019. ...

Buth Reaksmey Kongkea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50858783/tycoon-sok-bun-land-grab-trial-reaches-appeal-court/

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

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