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Indigenous peoples fear loss of lands after passage of new law

Bunong people in Mondulkiri’s Roya Leu community say they are gripped by the fear their customary lands will be taken from them. ... ...

Eung Sea
https://cambojanews.com/indigenous-peoples-fear-loss-of-lands-after-passage-of-new-law/

Indigenous communities urge action on collective land titles

Just 38 indigenous communities out of 455 have received communal land titles since the government first made them available in 2009, with indigenous activists and rights groups bemoaning the notoriously slow process. ... ...

Son Sarak
https://cambojanews.com/indigenous-communities-urge-action-on-collective-land-titles/

Indigenous groups warn: ‘we will be slaves on our land’

Communities are already facing lawsuits for traditional farming practices and seeing encroachment on ancestral lands as new draft laws are set to further erode protections, indigenous groups warned in a forum with government officials on Wednesday. ... ...

Keat Soriththeavy
https://vodenglish.news/indigenous-groups-warn-we-will-be-slaves-on-our-land/

Kbal Romeas Community requests authorities to provide 3,000 hectares of communal land

The Kbal Romeas community requests the authorities to help protect their forests from the Chinese company Sivgex and expedite the establishment of another 3,000 hectares of their communal land. ... ...

Meng Kroypunlok
https://www.vodkhmer.news/2022/09/19/kbal-romeas-community-requests-authorities-to-create-3000-hectares-of-collective-land/

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