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Mondulkiri Bunong families seek government intervention

Fourteen indigenous families from Mondulkiri province’s Dak Dam commune have sought urgent intervention from local authorities and a human rights NGO after machinery was used to clear their farmland. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/mondulkiri-bunong-families-seek-government-intervention

Kandal families allege official intimidation

Sixteen families in Kandal have accused a purported Interior Ministry official of sending soldiers to intimidate them to take their land, though the official denied the claims and said no such dispute existed at all. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kandal-families-allege-official-intimidation

Farmers claim farmland neglected

More than 500 villagers in Svay Rieng province are demanding access to local farmland following years of inactivity by a company given favourable conditions to develop it.   ...

Sen David
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/38615/farmers-claim-farmland-neglected/

Koh Pich Awash With Development, but Don’t Ask for Details

Business is booming on Koh Pich. Since development began in 2006—and about 300 families were pushed off what was then farmland—the island has slowly grown into the symbol of commercial modernity in Phnom Penh. The developer, Overseas Cam­bodia Investment Corp., is also extending the island by ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/koh-pich-awash-with-development-but-dont-ask-for-details-36411/

Land complaint filed

Four Preah Vihear villagers filed a complaint with rights group Adhoc yesterday, requesting help in gaining permission to farm 93 hectares of land the Provincial Forestry Administration barred them from last year. The four complainants represent 65 families who have farmed the area in Kolen district ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/land-complaint-filed

Evicted Kratie Families Petition Hun Sen for Help

Fifteen villagers representing 18 families from Kratie province involved in an ongoing dispute with the Sovan Vuthy Rubber Company yesterday submitted a petition to the Ministry of Land Management calling for intervention after the company allegedly cleared their farmland. The families say they have lived ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com

Banong Families Receive Communal Land Tiles

Seventy-two ethnic minorities Banong families received communal titles to a combined 1,008 hectares of ancestral land in Mondolkiri province yesterday morning in a ceremony attended by Land Management Minister Chhun Lim. Communal titles were designed to protect the ancestral lands of the country’s minorities from outside ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com

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