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Villagers vow to ‘sacrifice lives’

Some 100 ethnic Banong villagers from Sre Hoy commune’s Chhul and Chhong Pang villages in Mondulkiri province’s Koh Nhek district protested on Tuesday after Srepok Wildlife Sanctuary officials allegedly uprooted wooden posts used to demarcate their ancestral burial sites. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/villagers-vow-sacrifice-lives

Wildlife busts in Kingdom’s north

The Mondulkiri provincial Environment Department launched a campaign among the Banong, Krueng and Tumpuon ethnic communities to create awareness about the importance of wildlife to the ecology and tourism sector. The communities live close to wildlife sanctuaries. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya and Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/wildlife-busts-kingdoms-north

Villagers in Mondulkiri say illegal logging is going on unabated

Villagers claim that rampant illegal logging is taking place at the Phnom Namlear Wildlife Sanctuary and local authorities are not doing enough to curb the activity. Every night about 20 to 30 lorries remove luxury timber from the wildlife sanctuary, which is fast depleting its ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/villagers-mondulkir-say-illegal-logging-going-unabated

Ethnic group reps held after land petition bid

Ten representatives of Banong ethnic villagers from five districts in Mondulkiri were questioned for more than an hour by police on Tuesday for their attempt to seek intervention from Prime Minister Hun Sen’s cabinet over the loss of sacred land to 11 families. ...

Phak Seangly
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ethnic-group-reps-held-after-land-petition-bid

Initial Mapping For Communal Titles Underway in Mondolkiri

Initial mapping of three ethnic minority Banong communities in Mondolkiri province got underway yesterday, a critical step in their plans to gain much coveted communal titles to their ancestral land. Established by the 2001 Land Law, communal land titles were designed specifically to protect the ancestral ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com

Banong Families Receive Communal Land Tiles

Seventy-two ethnic minorities Banong families received communal titles to a combined 1,008 hectares of ancestral land in Mondolkiri province yesterday morning in a ceremony attended by Land Management Minister Chhun Lim. Communal titles were designed to protect the ancestral lands of the country’s minorities from outside ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com

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