An indigenous Punong human rights defender describes struggle and experience
After going through countless obstacles, an indigenous Punong, Mr. Kreung Tola, who loves to protect the environment, forest and land tenure, have become a human rights defender at the human rights organization in a district. ...
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. ...
Bunong testimony sought in vandalism inquiry
The Mondulkiri Provincial Court Prosecutor’s Office has summoned 12 Bunong indigenous people to testify in a case of alleged violence and destruction of property, which took place on November 17 last year. ...
Mondulkiri Bunong irked over land sales
Some 190 Bunong indigenous people in Mondulkiri province are expressing concern that land sales in the Tring and Pupe mountain areas could result in a loss of cultural sites and their ancestral identities. Chean Vanna, one of their representatives in Pou Lung village, told The Post ...