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Preah Vihear villagers summoned to court for ‘detaining’ bulldozer

An investigative judge at the Preah Vihear provincial court warned that he would issue arrest warrants for two NGO staff and about 10 Kuoy indigenous villagers in relation to a land dispute with two companies if they failed to appear in court on Wednesday. ...

Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/preah-vihear-villagers-summoned-court-detaining-bulldozer

Organisations back Kuoy land claims

Two organisations aiming to restore indigenous land around the world on Wednesday expressed concern over land in Preah Vihear province after a major Chinese conglomerate began developing it with approval of the government. ...

Khy Sovuthy
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50521266/organisations-back-kuoy-land-claims/

Kuoy villagers ignore summons

Six ethnic Kuoy villagers, citing fear of arrest, refused to appear for questioning in Preah Vihear on Wednesday over the confiscation of four pieces of equipment being used to clear community land by a subsidiary of the Chinese sugar company Rui Feng. ...

Phak Seangly
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kuoy-villagers-ignore-summons

Man faces defamation suit amid land-clearing claims

An activist in Stung Treng province has been hauled before commune authorities, threatened with a defamation suit and allegedly warned he could be beaten to death for exposing land clearing in his native Thala Borivat district. ...

Phak Seangly
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/man-faces-defamation-suit-amid-land-clearing-claims

Tensions between Chinese firm, ethnic villagers mount

Ethnic Kuoy villagers in Preah Vihear’s Chey Sen district filed a complaint against Chinese sugar company Rui Feng on Tuesday after a long-simmering land dispute almost erupted into violence last week. ...

Phak Seangly
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/tensions-between-chinese-firm-ethnic-villagers-mount

Sub-decree could back evicted villagers’ claims

A little-publicized sub-decree signed in July and discovered by the Post yesterday in an NGO database raises questions as to whether the eviction on Saturday of six ethnic Kuoy families in Preah Vihear was in contravention of an order by Prime Minister Hun Sen. ...

Jack Davies and Kong Meta
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sub-decree-could-back-evicted-villagers-claims

Land activist arrested, freed in Preah Vihear

An ethnic Kuoy land rights activist was detained by police in Preah Vihear province on Monday after taking part in an ongoing protest against three businesses that villagers claim encroached on their farmland, officials said. ...

Khuon Narim
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/land-activist-arrested-freed-in-preah-vihear-104391/

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