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Land dispute villagers gather at PM’s office, seek intervention

A group of village families gathered in front of Prime Minister Hun Sen’s office on Monday to petition him to intervene on their behalf in a land dispute. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/land-dispute-villagers-gather-pms-office-seek-intervention

Preah Sihanouk authorities issue eviction notices

Authorities in Preah Sihanouk’s Stung Hav district on Wednesday issued a week’s deadline for 20 families who illegally built huts on privately-owned land to remove the structures and move out. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50748169/preah-sihanouk-authorities-issue-eviction-notices/

Political bias alleged

Four families in Oddar Meanchey province’s Samrong town have filed a complaint with their commune hall, alleging that a military official and a village chief are trying to block them from receiving land titles because the families support the Cambodian National Rescue Party. The families and ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/political-bias-alleged

Sugar firm under fire

Asia’s largest sugar company has been accused of torching hundreds of homes, orchestrating the imprisonment of a pregnant activist and using security forces to beat villagers – among a raft of other grave human rights abuses – by communities in Oddar Meanchey province. The allegations levelled ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013060366024/National/sugar-firm-under-fire.html

Villagers Say Company Deceived Them in Deal

Five Koh Kong families embroiled in an ongoing land dispute with Heng Huy Agriculture Company were accompanied by more than 50 villagers yesterday as they went to court to clarify why they are asking for contracts signed with the company to be annulled. Pok Yon, ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013053065936/National/villagers-say-company-deceived-them-in-deal.html

Concerns over Cambodia's use of students in land titling scheme

Hun Sen’s titling plan was announced in June and is intended to resolve land conflict stemming from the Khmer Rouge regime’s ban on private property in the 1970s. Around 1,600 students have been sent around the country to demarcate 4.4 million acres of uncontested territory, which ...

http://www.radioaustralia.net.au/international/2012-10-08/concerns-over-cambodias-use-of-students-in-land-titling-scheme/1026796

Group Starts Online Petition to Stop Land Dispute Violence

Hoping to end the cycle of violence in land disputes in Cambodia, and to garner public support for people who are the victims of land grabbing, five concerned citizens held a press conference Friday to announce the launch of their own online petition whose results ...

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