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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/

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/

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