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Railway families still smarting after 2 years

Efforts by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to restore the living standards of families evicted by its railway rehabilitation project continue to fall far short of expectations, and urgent action is needed if the bank is to comply with its own safeguard policies, according to ...

Zsombor Peter
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/railway-families-still-smarting-2-years-116519/

Aus called out on railway

Rights groups are calling out the Australian government for being “curiously absent” from discussions about further compensation for thousands of families affected by a railway rehabilitation project that it co-funded with the Asian Development Bank. The bank has borne the brunt of criticism over botched resettlement ...

Kevin Ponniah
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/aus-called-out-railway

Worse off than before

In May of 2010, just four days after their family was resettled in Battambang province, two children, accompanied by their sister-in-law, walked to a pond. Stories differ as to why they were there. Rights groups say they went to bathe and collect water. Police claim ...

Daniel de Carteret
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/worse

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