Hun Sen Slams Use of Wife’s, Red Cross’ Name to Grab Land

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Saturday accused unnamed individuals of attempting to grab land in Kompong Thom province by invoking his wife’s name and ordered one of his sons to investigate and give back any misappropriated land. … According to Mr. Hun Sen, unscrupulous individuals were claiming that his wife Bun Rany and the Cambodian Red Cross, which she heads, had grabbed land in Kompong Thom province. … Land grabbing by the powerful and government-issued economic land concessions have become a lightning rod for criticism of the ruling CPP government.