Siem Reap approves almost 50K land titles
Siem Reap governor Tea Seiha said that in the past five years, the province has registered a total of 48,476 land titles. ...
Siem Reap villagers protest APSARA authority restrictions, seek land titles
Around 100 villagers representing thousands of families from seven Siem Reap communities facing land conflicts delivered petitions to relevant ministries in Phnom Penh, requesting land titles and solutions from provincial and national authorities this week. ...
Agri-ministry logs over 800 cases of land encroachment
The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries recorded 841 instances of encroachment on protected land in 2022, imposing fines in 250 cases and sending 591 of them to court, according to its report. ...
Private company receives nearly 13 hectares of riverside property, more than 300 families face eviction
More than 300 poor families face eviction to allow a private company to develop land in the Russei Keo district to the north of the Chroy Changvar bridge in Phnom Penh. ...
Koh Kong provincial authorities deny fainting and death due to land dispute protest in front of provincial hall
Koh Kong provincial authorities have denied that people fainted and died due to a protest in front of Koh Kong Provincial Hall on March 15, 2023, while protesters claimed that four people fainted and one died in hospital due to health problems during protests over ...
Borey VIP, 373 families in mediation
The Preah Sihanouk provincial administration has scheduled March 3 as the next date for mediation between real estate developer Borey VIP, its creditors and more than 350 families who say they have paid for homes which have not been built. ...
Land ministry resolves 11,085 disputes in nearly two decades
The Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction reported that from 2003 to 2022, the Ministry received 14,567 complaints of land disputes from across the country, resolving 11,085 cases with 3,482 cases still pending. ...
Indigenous community banned from farming over unclear zoning in Areng valley
Preav Hun cultivated bananas and mangos in the Areng valley of the Cardamom mountains for more than 25 years, but for the past six months Ministry of Environment officials have banned him and his indigenous Chorng neighbors from farming as the government rezones the protected ...
Ministry of Interior orders Tbong Khmum provincial governor to resolve land issues for more than 200 families
The Ministry of Interior has ordered the Tbong Khmum provincial governor to resolve land issues for more than 200 families in Memot and Tambor district, Tbong Khmum provinces after more than 10 years of dispute with private companies and authorities and seeking intervention from the ...
Villagers say Koh Kong provincial authorities threaten to arrest residents and clear more than 100 plantation huts
Villagers say Koh Kong provincial authorities have threatened to arrest residents and use bulldozers to demolish more than 100 of their plantation huts. ...
Kandal families slated for eviction from airport site renew requests for land titles
Hundreds of families living along both sides of the so-called “94 canal” and facing relocation to make way for a new airport in Kandal province called for authorities to give them land titles, on-site development and an end to intimidation, during a public forum in ...
Sorn Sarath and Phon Sotthyroth
Protest erupts in troubled Preah Sihanouk commune
Some 40 villagers blocked a national road in Preah Sihanouk this week, lighting smoking fires and wielding sticks in front of authorities in a land dispute in an area that has seen prior violence and conflicting claims among military and powerful individuals. ...
After twenty years, land disputants call on Hun Manet for resolution
Three families in Preah Sihanouk province, including that of a military veteran, are calling on army commander Hun Manet to resolve their long-standing land dispute against a local businessperson. ...
Grumblings of disquiet on Koh Rong Sanloem over sudden evictions
Cambodian authorities are calling the popular beach resorts on major tourist attraction Koh Rong Sanloem island “illegal” and claiming there are only “one or two” holdouts left after a sudden eviction notice. ...
Mech Dara, Sarum Sreynat and Ouch Sony
Citizens who have land disputes with sugarcane companies again request the Ministry of Land Management to resolve land disputes
About 100 communities with land issues from three communes in Kampong Speu province gathered in front of the Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction to urge the ministry to expedite resolve their land dispute with Tycoon Ly Yong Phat Company. ...
More than 700 families in Oddar Meanchey province request the ministry to return their land after the company goes bankrupt
Citizens have land dispute with former sugar company in Oddar Meanchey province urges the Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction to settle land dispute and give them back the title after the company goes bankrupt and withdraws from the economic land concession, which ...
Communities in long-running land dispute with a sugarcane company in Kampong Speu province asked the Ministry of Land Management to expedite the settlement
Nearly 100 people have land dispute with Ly Yong Phat sugar plantation in Kampong Speu province gather in front of the Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction on the morning of January 26, 2023 to request this ministry to expedite the demolition procedure ...
Indigenous women voice collective concerns
A senior environment official called for calm after indigenous women’s communities urged relevant ministries and institutions to address their concerns by including their input into the draft amendments to the protected natural areas and forestry laws. ...
Angkor committee experts reiterate congratulations amid eviction of thousands
A leaked report from experts at an international body overseeing Angkor Archaeological Park reiterated past congratulations for Cambodia’s efforts to dismantle illegal structures in heritage areas amid mass evictions of roughly 10,000 families from the site. ...
Indigenous groups warn: ‘we will be slaves on our land’
Communities are already facing lawsuits for traditional farming practices and seeing encroachment on ancestral lands as new draft laws are set to further erode protections, indigenous groups warned in a forum with government officials on Wednesday. ...