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Koh Kong authorities resolve 80 percent of UDG land dispute

Koh Kong provincial authorities said yesterday they have resolved the grievances of 1,000 families involved in a long-running land dispute with Chinese corporation Union Development Group, noting talks are ongoing to resolve the issue with 184 other families. ...

Khuon Narim
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50732906/koh-kong-authorities-resolve-80-percent-of-udg-land-dispute/

Most land disputes in Pursat province settled

A majority of land disputes in Pursat province has been resolved through the provincial administration’s intervention efforts, an investigation by human rights group Licadho revealed. Nonetheless, one land dispute remains in need of government intervention. ...

Khan Chan Virak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50732616/most-land-disputes-in-pursat-province-settled/

Pursat governor says land disputes no longer a major problem in area

Pursat provincial governor Mao Thonin has claimed that land disputes between residents and major companies allowed to manage land in the province are no longer a problem and minor disputes have been solved through land dispute resolutions each week. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pursat-governor-says-land-disputes-no-longer-major-problem-area

Mondulkiri police summon two in land dispute

Sre Ampoum commune police in Pech Chreada district, Mondulkiri province, summoned two members of an ethnic minority group on Wednesday to clarify a land dispute after they published a Facebook post claiming the land is illegally occupied. ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/mondulkiri-police-summon-two-land-dispute

Kampong Chhnang villagers demand return of tractors

Farmers and the authorities in Svay Rompear commune, Kampong Leng district, Kampong Chhnang province said they would continue to seek court permission to recover five tractors that authorities had impounded on March 26, ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kampong-chhnang-villagers-demand-return-tractors

Official accused of stealing land

People from two villages in Sen Monorom commune, O’Raing district, in Mondulkiri province urged the authorities to prioritise a land dispute involving a former district council official who bought some plots but then allegedly proceeded to grab others belonging to people from nearby villages. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/official-accused-stealing-land

Fifty houses bulldozed overnight as S’ville land dispute escalates

Fifty families claiming ownership of 5ha in Koki village, Bit Traing commune, in Prey Nop district, Preah Sihanouk province, on Monday protested on the site over claims that Ouk Sineth and his associates illegally encroached on their land, bulldozing their homes and crops during the ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/fifty-houses-bulldozed-overnight-sville-land-dispute-escalates

Ministry to resolve all state land disputes by next year

Prime Minister Hun Sen said yesterday the Land Management Ministry has committed to resolving all disputes involving state land in the Kingdom by next year. ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50694708/ministry-to-resolve-all-state-land-disputes-by-next-year

Land dispute case sent to Kampong Speu governor

A land dispute case involving 20ha has been referred to the governor of Kampong Speu after the alleged victims – 156 families who lost their land – petitioned the Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction to get involved. On Wednesday, Minister of Land ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/land-dispute-case-sent-kampong-speu-governor

Hun Sen orders probe into land dispute cases

Prime Minister Hun Sen ordered the relevant authorities to probe four land-related cases following a series of complaints from the Khmer Rise Party (KRP), which studied them. Four letters, signed by members of the Council of Ministers and its secretary of state Hing Thoraksy on ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/hun-sen-orders-probe-land-dispute-cases

Banteay Meanchey governor, five others sued for manslaughter, torture

Three of five land dispute victims, representing 150 families in Banteay Meanchey province’s Slakram commune, on Tuesday sued provincial governor Um Reatrey and five others for manslaughter, and the use of intentional violence against them while they were detained for protesting outside the provincial hall ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/banteay-meanchey-governor-five-others-sued-manslaughter-torture

Protesters demand speedy land dispute resolution at ministry

More than 700 people affected by land disputes gathered in Phnom Penh on Monday to protest in front of the Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning, and Construction. The protesters who came from Koh Kong, Kampong Speu, Oddar Meanchey and Preah Vihear provinces demanded a ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/protesters-demand-speedy-land-dispute-resolution-ministry

Sar Kheng: Judicial reforms to bridge divide

Minister of Interior Sar Kheng on Thursday reaffirmed his vow to bridge societal divides by undertaking a major reform of the justice system. However, he warned that the task was huge and may take some time to achieve. Speaking at the 41st anniversary of Victory ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sar-kheng-judicial-reforms-bridge-divide

More than 50 villagers seek intervention in land disputes

More than 50 people involved in land disputes in Tbong Khmum and Svay Rieng provinces gathered on Wednesday to submit a petition at the ministries of Justice; Interior; and Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, requesting a solution. Khiev Sarun, a representative from Svay Rieng province, told ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/more-50-villagers-seek-intervention-land-disputes

Manhunt for ringleaders of Preah Sihanouk land dispute clash

Preah Sihanouk provincial authorities on Sunday warned of legal action against the ringleaders and accomplices behind clashes between police and residents on Friday, which saw three people injured and three others detained for questioning. On Friday, Ream National Park rangers in cooperation with Prey Nop ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/manhunt-ringleaders-preah-sihanouk-land-dispute-clash

Probe into alleged land grab in P’Sihanouk

Inspection specialists from the Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction are probing a land dispute in Preah Sihanouk’s Bit Traing commune, in Prey Nop district, involving 19 families and CHSN Transportation Co Ltd. The company is owned by Hun Chea, a nephew of ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/probe-alleged-land-grab-psihanouk

Families’ evictions to be reviewed

Phnom Penh Municipal Council chairman Pa Socheatvong said the Municipal Hall has decided to temporarily suspend administrative action against eight families involved in a land dispute at the Russey Keo development area. Officials will be sent to investigate whether demolishing the houses of the eight ...

Mech Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/families-evictions-be-reviewed

Government receives more than 2,000 land dispute cases in 2019

In the course of a year, the Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction along with the National Authority for Land Dispute Resolution (NALDR) received a combined total of 2,713 complaints of land disputes, of which 1,871 are under review. Of the total, the ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/government-receives-more-2000-land-dispute-cases-2019

Vathana Sabung to refile land dispute report to PM on behalf of villagers

Supreme Consultation Forum member Sok Sovann Vathana Sabung will file a second report to Prime Minister Hun Sen in a bid to resolve a land dispute concerning 225 families in Roka Khpos commune, Sa’ang district, Kandal province. Vathana Sabung, who is also Khmer Rise Party ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/vathana-sabung-refile-land-dispute-report-pm-behalf-villagers

Preah Sihanouk villagers seeking intervention over land dispute

Nearly 300 people representing 9,095 families in Preah Sihanouk province on Monday filed a petition to the provincial administration seeking intervention in a long-running land dispute. The villagers submitted the petition after their initial request to hold a march to coincide with the 71st international ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/preah-sihanouk-villagers-seeking-intervention-over-land-dispute

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