Land

Land policy and administration

Run Ta Ek families get agricultural training

Agricultural experts are providing technical support in raising animals and growing crops as the first step for the 153 households who have agreed to relocate to the Run Ta Ek eco-village from the Angkor Archaeological Park. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/run-ta-ek-families-get-agricultural-training

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

49 families in land dispute with Cheam Phen continue to ask for the intervention of the prime minister

Approximately 49 families living in Chamrang point, Keo Phos commune, Preah Sihanouk province, who have land dispute with Mr. Cheam Phen, the owner of Leo Beer again continue to call on Prime Minister Hun Sen to urge his subordinates to cut 352 hectares of farmland ...

Mao Sotheany
https://www.rfa.org/khmer/news/land/49-families-in-sihanoukville-have-land-dispute-with-oknha-cheam-phen-and-continue-to-ask-for-hun-sen-intervention-09282022130759.html

Nearly 100 families in Kampong Chhnang province concerned about losing land after no resolution from authorities

Nearly 100 Families in Tang Krasaing commune, Teuk Phos district, Kampong Chhnang province concerns about losing land after negotiations with disputing parties under the coordination of the provincial authorities with no positive results. ...

Khut Sokun
https://www.vodkhmer.news/2022/09/28/nearly-100-families-in-kampong-chhnang-concerned-about-losing-land-after-no-resolution-from-authorities/

More than 100 families in Tbong Khmum province demand authorities to resolve land issues

About 130 families in the morning of September 27 requested the authorities of Memot district, Tbong Khmum province to issue land titles and allow people to use their land. ...

Meng Kroypunlok
https://www.vodkhmer.news/2022/09/28/more-than-100-families-in-tbong-khmum-demand-authorities-to-resolve-land-issues/

Displaced From Angkor: Desolate Land, Uncertain Futures Await Residents

Locals who spoke with VOD said they wouldn’t defy the government order to move. But while some found consolation in official promises that displaced villagers would be given land in a rural area outside the park in Run Ta Ek commune, none had a clear ...

Andrew Haffner and Phin Rathana
https://vodenglish.news/displaced-from-angkor-desolate-land-uncertain-futures-await-residents/

More than 200 Koh Kong residents protest at district hall demanding land settlement

More than 200 people representing 274 families from three communes in Sre Ambel district, Koh Kong province gathered at the district hall on Thursday morning to urge the authorities to expedite the settlement of land for them, claiming that Ly Yong Phat Company violated for ...

Khut Sokun
https://www.vodkhmer.news/2022/09/22/more-than-200-koh-kong-residents-protest-at-district-hall-demanding-land-settlement/

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

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/

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/

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/

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/

Communities claim that they are often threatened when they post information on land disputes on social media

Communities from different provinces claim that they are often threatened under various guises by local authorities when they report community land disputes on social media to find the solution from relevant authorities. ...

Sovann Sreypich
https://khmer.cambojanews.com/communities-claim-to-be-under-threat-from-local-authorities-when-they-post-information-on-land-disputes-on-social-media/

Families Relocated From Angkor to Major New Development

The Apsara Authority in Siem Reap has continued demolitions of private structures in the Angkor temple park this week while providing land compensation for affected families in what appears to be a major new development area west of the city. ...

Keat Soriththeavy
https://vodenglish.news/families-relocated-from-angkor-to-major-new-development/

Sihanoukville residents evicted after four charged with encroaching private land

Approximately 200 huts that officials say were built on privately owned land in the Sihanoukville Special Economic Zone were cleared Thursday morning as part of an ongoing land dispute in Preah Sihanouk province’s Stung Hav district. ...

Sorn Sarath
https://cambojanews.com/sihanoukville-residents-evicted-after-four-charged-with-encroaching-private-land/

Nearly 100 families in Oddar Meanchey province have dispute with the sugar company

Approximately 92 evicted families as the result of land dispute with the sugar company located in Sangkat Kon Kreal, Samrong City, Oddar Meanchey province apply for a social land concession for two hectares per family as they claim that there is no land for agriculture. ...

Va Sopheanut
https://khmer.cambojanews.com/nearly-100-evicted-families-in-oddar-meanchey-province-have-disputes-with-sugar-companies-over-social-land-concessions/

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