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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/

All parties seek speedy solution to decade-long land dispute in Koh Kong

A decade-long land dispute between about 130 families and the provincial agriculture department is being urged to be resolved quickly. ...

Buth Sela
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50810819/all-parties-seek-speedy-solution-to-decade-long-land-dispute-in-koh-kong/

Banteay Srei’s 15-year land rows solved

Ten cases of land disputes that lasted for over 15 years have been solved by the Banteay Srei district administration by understanding and peaceful mean on January 19. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/banteay-sreis-15-year-land-rows-solved

Probe launched into land row involving 500 families

The Preah Sihanouk Provincial Administration and the O’Oknha Heng commune authority are investigating a land dispute involving 500 families living in O’Oknha Heng and O’Ta Sek villages that recently erupted into violence. In their initial conclusion, the authorities said the villagers are not squatters as ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-post-depth/probe-launched-land-row-involving-500-families

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

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