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Land activist to be released

Outspoken land activist Kuch Veng will regain his freedom in 15 days after the Pursat provincial court yesterday handed down a guilty verdict with a one-year sentence, then suspended nearly three quarters of that term. Veng has been in prison since May 19 on charges of ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/land-activist-be-released

Teen loses both legs in Pailin blast

A landmine blast tore both legs from a 19-year-old man as he searched a wooded area in Pailin province’s Sala Krao district for bamboo shoots. Despite losing his legs, Thean Chin survived the explosion, and is receiving treatment at the Battambang Provincial Hospital, Sala Krao Deputy ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/teen-loses-both-legs-pailin-blast

Verdict today in case of jailed land activist

After more than three months in jail, environmental activist Kuch Veng is set to hear his verdict at the Pursat provincial court. The verdict was originally scheduled to be handed down July 10, but the judge ordered it delayed after some 300 people from 11 provinces ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/verdict-today-case-jailed-land-activist

Anti-tank mine explodes, killing 6 in Cambodia

Six farmers were killed on the spot and another one seriously injured after a home-made tractor ran onto an old anti-tank mine in northwestern Preah Vihear province, police chief confirmed Thursday. The accident occurred in a forest in Chom-ksan district when the tractor hit the mine ...

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/world/2013-08/15/c_132632791.htm

Villagers in a drawn-out land fight summonsed

Five Tumpuon villagers have again been summonsed for questioning by the Ratanakkiri Provincial Court in a lengthy dispute after private firm Ly Sokim Co Ltd accused villagers of destroying its property. In the latest summons, dated July 30, villagers are warned that failing to show up ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/villagers-drawn-out-land-fight-summonsed

Scant proof found of illegal logging: official

Following an investigation of alleged illegal logging by Vietnamese Company 72 in Ratanakkiri’s O’Yadav district forests yesterday morning, provincial Forestry Administration officials claimed nothing seemed awry. Four villagers patrolling the forest at the border of Vietnam reported they had seen six Vietnamese loggers with two tractors, ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/scant-proof-found-illegal-logging-official

Jarai battle for communal titles takes important step

Their work is far from over, but Jarai minority villagers in Ratanakkiri province took another important step forward yesterday in their quest for communal land titles. More than 200 residents of O’Yadav district’s Pate commune signed declarations outlining the ways in which they make use of ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/jarai-battle-communal-titles-takes-important-step

Villagers take on sand pumpers

Villagers in Kandal province have instigated a turf war over a private company they accuse of illegally pumping sand out of Koh Prak River. Fearing riverbank erosion could damage the surrounding community, about 100 residents of Koh Prak village in Kien Svay district’s Phoum Thom commune ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/villagers-take-sand-pumpers

Halt building of dams on Lower Mekong: NGOs

More than 140 NGOs have called on the Mekong River Commission to freeze all hydropower damn construction in the Lower Mekong River. “The degration of fish production in the river can’t be replaced and the blockage of sediment will affect the fisheries resources in the river’s ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/halt-building-dams-lower-mekong-ngos

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