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Court charges two for defamation over land dispute in Koh Kong

Hundreds of people gathered in front of the Koh Kong Provincial Court on November 18 to await the sentencing of their three community land representatives who were accused of defamation related to a land dispute. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/court-charges-two-defamation-over-land-dispute-koh-kong

Security guard shot dead over land dispute in Kampot province

A land dispute between residents and So Nguon Group Co Ltd escalated into a confrontation yesterday, leaving one security guard dead at the scene and one seriously injured. ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50784582/security-guard-shot-dead-over-land-dispute-in-kampot-province/

Three sentenced in O Meanchey land row

Three people involved in a land dispute with a major general were sentenced to one year in prison and fined four million riel ($1,000) after the Oddar Meanchey provincial court found them guilty of trying to grab 600ha in Anlong Veng district. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/three-sentenced-o-meanchey-land-row

Kratie land disputes ‘resolved’

The Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction said on Tuesday that it had completed handing out land concessions to 1,382 families in Kampong Damrei commune, in Kratie province’s Chhlong district. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kratie-land-disputes-resolved

Ministry dismisses protestors, says they lack legal basis for land claims

The Ministry of Land Management yesterday said that the villagers who came to protest outside their offices in the capital over land disputes either had already had resolutions delivered or lacked any legal basis for complaint. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50765197/ministry-dismisses-protestors-says-they-lack-legal-basis-for-land-claims/

Villager representatives questioned in land dispute case

The Banteay Meanchey Provincial Court on September 8 questioned two plaintiffs representing a group of families who filed a lawsuit against four officials and 13 local businessmen alleging that they engaged in bribery and forged documents to claim ownership of 100 hectares of land in ...

Khuon Narim
https://cambojanews.com/villager-representatives-questioned-in-land-dispute-case/

Preah Sihanouk authorities order 23 squatter families to leave state land

Preah Sihanouk Provincial Administration yesterday ordered more than 20 families who are squatting on state land in Prey Nop district’s Bit Traing commune to leave. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50752691/preah-sihanouk-authorities-order-23-squatter-families-to-leave-state-land/

Police to release 20 in Tbong Khmum land dispute

Tbong Khmum provincial police plan to release 20 of 21 protestors on Wednesday, after they were detained for occupying land owned by a Chinese company in Dambe district’s Trapaing Pring commune. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/police-release-20-tbong-khmum-land-dispute

Police injured in land dispute, four detained

Preah Sihanouk police continued to question four suspects on Sunday in connection with using machinery to clear land in the Ream National Park area and assaulting authorities. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/police-injured-land-dispute-four-detained

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

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