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Activists deny property damage charge in court

Nine environmental activists on trial for the destruction of private property in Kompong Thom province denied allegations in court Monday that they ravaged a local farmer’s cassava field in 2011. The nine members of the Prey Long People’s Network, a group of activists dedicated to protecting ...

Ben Sokhean
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/activists-deny-property-damage-charge-in-court-64613/

Cambodia Opposition Leader Urges Halt to Forest Land Concessions

Cambodia’s opposition leader called Wednesday for a halt to land concessions granted by the government to foreign companies in the country’s vast Prey Lang Forest, calling for greater protection of one of Southeast Asia’s last remaining lowland evergreen woodlands. Cambodia National Rescue Party President Sam ...

Radio Free Asia News Staff
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/cambodia/prey-lang-12112013181039.html

Firms’ Timber Trade Decried

Two firms holding concessions in rapidly disappearing northern forests are amassing stockpiles of tens of thousands of luxury logs cut both within and outside their leases and trucking them on to Vietnam, the Cambodian Center for Human Rights has alleged. CCHR investigators that tracked logging operations ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013052865880/National/firms-timber-trade-decried.html

Firm Ordered to Temporarily Stop Clearing in Prey Long Forest

Authorities in Kompong Thom province have ordered the owners of a Vietnamese rubber company to temporarily cease the clearing of part of Prey Long forest after local farmers alleged that the firm was encroaching on villagers’ land. About 300 members of the Prey Long People’s Network ...

http://The Cambodia Daily

Prey Lang activists halted on road

More than 300 activists from Kampong Thom province’s Prey Lang Community Network were stopped by district police yesterday as they were marching from the Vietnamese-owned CRCK Company to deliver a lawsuit in Sandan district calling for the postponement of alleged forest clearing and the “invasion” ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013021461350/National/prey-lang-activists-halted-on-road.html

Forest activists, firm facing off once again

The Prey Lang Community Network yesterday delivered a letter to authorities in Kampong Thom province’s Sandan district calling for the postponement of a Vietnamese concessionaire’s forest clearing and notifying authorities of their intention to deliver a lawsuit to the provincial hall tomorrow, network activists said. According ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013021261309/National/forest-activists-firm-facing-off-once-again.html

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