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1,227 families in Koh Kong province receive land titles

The Ministry of Land Management and Koh Kong Provincial Authority have successfully resolved the land issue of 1,227 families involved in a land dispute with the Union Development Group (UDG). ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50958172/1227-families-in-koh-kong-province-receive-land-titles/

Gov’t refutes Licadho claim of 1,000s of families in land disputes

The government has refuted claims by the Cambodia League for the Promotion and Defense of Human Rights (Licadho) that thousands of families have been involved in land disputes for the last two years and some are detained in prison for voicing their grievances. ...

Son Minea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50954184/govt-refutes-licadho-claim-of-1000s-of-families-in-land-disputes/

Nine face charges in Kandal land dispute

Kandal provincial police arrested at least 30 people after a clash with protesters on September 12 over a land dispute at the new Phnom Penh International Airport construction site in Kandal Stung district’s Boeung Khyang commune. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/nine-face-charges-kandal-land-dispute

Families locked in Kandal land row seek compromise

Most of the 329 families from seven villages with crops planted on state land in the Chamkar Barang area of Tuol Prich commune in Kandal province’s Ang Snuol district have refused to accept the inter-ministerial settlement policy that seeks to relocate them to make way ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/families-locked-kandal-land-row-seek-compromise

30 arrested amid clash at new airport construction site

Kandal provincial police have arrested 30 people after a clash with protesters on September 12 over a land dispute at the new Phnom Penh International Airport construction site in Kandal Stung district’s Boeung Khyang commune. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/30-arrested-amid-clash-new-airport-construction-site

Kandal residents briefly detained for taking photos of new airport development

A mother and son contesting the development of Phnom Penh’s new international airport in Kandal province were detained on Wednesday for taking photos of their rice field being cleared by the developer, but were released after agreeing to stop protesting. ...

Ouch Sony
https://vodenglish.news/kandal-residents-briefly-detained-for-taking-photos-of-new-airport-development/

Villagers in Koh Kong seek land dispute resolution

197 families in Koh Kong province’s Chi khor loeu commune, Sre Ambel district have filed a complaint to the Ministry of Interior to take legal action against the Heng Huy Company which has supposedly encroached on more than 400 hectares of their land. ...

Son Minea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50931236/villagers-in-koh-kong-seek-land-dispute-resolution/

Kuoy families in Preah Vihear worry over land issue

More than 250 indigenous Kuoy families in Preah Vihear province have refused to accept compensation from a gold mining company that has offered them just $500 per hectare of land. ...

Yin Soeum
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50929763/kuoy-families-in-preah-vihear-worry-over-land-issue/

Nat’l Police chief shakes up land dispute working group

National police chief Neth Savoeun has changed the composition of the working group for land dispute investigation and prevention of illegal encroachment of state land nationwide, including the appointment of deputy National Police chief Dy Vichea as chairman of the group. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/natl-police-chief-shakes-land-dispute-working-group

200 families dispute 4,000ha of land in Siem Reap

The Siem Reap provincial administration said it was investigating a land dispute between more than 200 families and a group of eight people concerning 4,000ha of land in the Varin district. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/200-families-dispute-4000ha-land-siem-reap

Occupiers of disputed land receive ‘conditional titles’

The government has issued conditional land title receipts to 326 families occupying disputed state-owned land at the “Chamkar Barang” area in Tuol Prich commune of Kandal province’s Ang Snuol district. It is also looking into a policy settlement while the provincial governor investigates and identifies ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/occupiers-disputed-land-receive-conditional-titles

Koh Kong authorities say offer in land dispute is fair

Koh Kong Provincial Administration officials have said that an ongoing land dispute in Botum Sakor district is nearing an end, with 70 of 131 families accepting the government’s offer for a resolution which it deems fair. ...

Son Minea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50866528/koh-kong-authorities-say-offer-in-land-dispute-is-fair/

Villagers protest farmland clearing for Phnom Penh airport project

More than 40 families living in Boeung Khyang commune’s Kampong Talong village in Kandal province’s Kandal Stung district have set up tents to guard their rice fields and blocked a road into their village to prevent a construction company from using machinery to clear their ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/villagers-protest-farmland-clearing-phnom-penh-airport-project

Five Bunong members to testify over land dispute

Five Bunong indigenous people were summoned by Mondulkiri provincial police to testify on May 3 about a minor criminal complaint filed by a citizen who claimed the accused had built illegal structures on private property ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/five-bunong-members-testify-over-land-dispute

Land disputants beat prosecutor for intervening

Preah Vihear province’s Kulen district administration is investigating a land dispute in Phnom Tbeng II commune’s Kdak village after a provincial court deputy prosecutor, Vuth Savy, was beaten while leading a force to stop forest encroachment in the area on March 24. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/land-disputants-beat-prosecutor-intervening

Firm told to stop activities amid Kampot land dispute

The Kampot Provincial Administration has issued a letter instructing the So Nguon Group to suspend its clearing activities on disputed land in Dom Phdao village of Chhouk district’s Trapaing Phlaing commune. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/firm-told-stop-activities-amid-kampot-land-dispute

Koh Kong land dispute complicated by irregularities

The Koh Kong Provincial Administration has instructed Botum Sakor district authorities to collect the names of the 131 families affected by Sinomexim Investment Co Ltd in Andong Teuk commune and identify those who have sold land to traders in order to compile the basic information ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/koh-kong-land-dispute-complicated-irregularities

12 charged for violent protest in attempted land grab case

Kandal Provincial Court yesterday charged 12 men accused of stealing around one hectare of a villager’s land in Kandal province, forging a land deed and selling it to a land broker in 2019. ...

Buth Reaksmey Kongkea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50815756/12-charged-for-violent-protest-in-attempted-land-grab-case/

Indigenous villagers in dispute over land titles

Indigenous villagers in Romnea commune of Mondulkiri province’s Sen Monorom town have lodged complaints disputing authorities’ issuance of titles to their lands in the names of unrelated individuals. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/indigenous-villagers-dispute-over-land-titles

35 land dispute cases to be resolved by end 2022

Some 35 long-standing land dispute cases in Kratie province are expected to be resolved by end of next year, said Provincial Department of Land Management director Kao Madilen yesterday. ...

Buth Sela
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50814848/35-land-dispute-cases-to-be-resolved-by-end-2022/

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