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Soldiers continue to clear and encroach on Udom Sre Pus community land

According to the community, the soldiers of the Army Tank Command started clearing the land of the community “Udom Sre Pus and Prey Metta Thom Cheat” in Trapeang Chor commune, Oral district, Kampong Speu province as the authorities have already cut the land to the ...

Khut Sokun
https://www.vodkhmer.news/2022/11/29/soldiers-continue-to-clear-and-encroach-on-the-land-of-udom-sre-pus-community/

Run Ta Ek progress on track for area to become full town

Most parts of the Run Ta Ek development site in Siem Reap province’s Banteay Srei district – which has been allocated for those willing to relocate from the protected Angkor Archaeological Park – have already been cleared, and the developers are well underway with the ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/run-ta-ek-progress-track-area-become-full-town

Village demands return of chief who joined Angkor protest

Siem Reap residents are collecting hundreds of thumbprints for the reinstatement of a village chief who was fired for joining a protest against the resettlement of Angkor evictees. ...

Khut Sokun
https://vodenglish.news/village-demands-return-of-chief-who-joined-angkor-protest/

CSOs say that people in some capitals and provinces still face land issues under state development projects

Civil society organizations and community representatives from some capitals and provinces say that people are still facing problems with land, houses and have not yet received proper compensation due to the development without studying the impact in advance and the authorities continue to monitor and threaten ...

Nat Sopheap
https://www.vodkhmer.news/2022/11/24/civil-society-says-that-people-still-face-problems-under-state-development-projects/

Indigenous representatives in Mondulkiri seek Prime Minister's intervention to keep community land

Representatives of indigenous peoples in Mondulkiri province file a petition at the office of Prime Minister Hun Sen to keep more than 200 hectares of community land for residents and stop giving that land to a private company for development that will affect their livelihood. ...

Saut Sokprathna
https://www.vodkhmer.news/2022/11/26/indigenous-representatives-in-mondulkiri-seek-prime-ministers-intervention-to-save-community-land/

Hundreds From Three Provinces Urge Government to Speed Up Land Dispute Resolutions

About 300 people from three provinces are urging three ministries and the Prime Minister’s cabinet to speed up solutions for their land disputes that have dragged out for more than a decade. ...

Khan Leakhena
https://vodenglish.news/hundreds-from-three-provinces-urge-government-to-speed-up-land-dispute-resolutions/

Residents and traders at Phnom Sampov resort request compensation in exchange for demolition

About 20 families and traders living and selling around Phnom Sampov asked the relevant authorities to help resolve the compensation according to the market price in exchange for relocation as authorities claim that their move is to rehabilitate the site for tourism. ...

VOD staff
https://www.vodkhmer.news/2022/11/17/residents-and-traders-at-phnom-sampov-request-compensation-in-exchange-for-demolition/

Citizens with land issues in three provinces submit a petition to the relevant ministries demanding a solution

About 300 communities from three provinces gathered to file a petition at the Prime Minister’s Office and other relevant ministries in Phnom Penh on Thursday to demand those ministries and institutions expedite the settlement of land issues for them. ...

Khan Leakhena
https://www.vodkhmer.news/2022/11/17/citizens-with-land-issues-in-3-provinces-submit-a-petition-to-the-relevant-ministries-demanding-a-solution/

Siem Reap village chief dismissed after protesting for land rights with citizens

Sna Sangkram village chief of Balang commune, Prasat Bakong district, Siem Reap province was fired by his superiors after protesting for land rights with more than 210 families in the Run Ta Ek development area. ...

Khut Sokun
https://www.vodkhmer.news/2022/11/16/siem-reap-village-chief-dismissed-after-protesting-for-land-rights-with-citizens/

More than 200 families in Siem Reap dismantled tents on disputed land overnight after authorities threatened to use force

210 families live in Sna Sangkram village, Balong commune, Prasat Bakong district, Siem Reap province that has a land dispute with the Apsara Authority demolished tents from the disputed land overnight after authorities threatened to use force. ...

Khut Sokun
https://www.vodkhmer.news/2022/11/15/more-than-200-families-in-siem-reap-dismantled-tents-after-authorities-threatened-to-use-force/

‘A Plane Crash. A Car Accident’: Boeng Tamok Residents Host Cursing Ceremony

Residents facing potential eviction from the capital’s Boeng Tamok lake — which is in the process of being filled in with sand — held a “cursing ceremony” against the developers and officials’ relatives who are taking and selling their land. ...

Khut Sokun
https://vodenglish.news/a-plane-crash-a-car-accident-boeng-tamok-residents-host-cursing-ceremony/

Indigenous people gather in front of Kampong Thom Provincial Court as a witness testifies in their land case

On Friday, more than 20 representatives of the Kuy indigenous group in Ngon commune, Sandan district, Kampong Thom province gathered in front of the Kampong Thom Provincial Court while an indigenous witness testifies to the case of their representative involved in a land dispute. ...

Khut Sokun
https://www.vodkhmer.news/2022/11/04/indigenous-gather-in-front-of-kampong-thom-court-as-a-witness-testifies-in-their-land-case/

Some citizens affected by new airport project remain non-compensation for US$ 8 per square meter

Some residents affected by the new Phnom Penh International Airport development project in Kandal Steung district, Kandal province, remain adamant not to accept compensation of US$ 8 per square meter as determined by the government, while some people received the compensation by force after losing ...

Khut Sokun
https://www.vodkhmer.news/2022/11/07/some-citizens-affected-kandal-airport-project-remain-non-compensation/

Boeung Ta Mok residents set up tents to prevent authorities from dumping land while land disputes remain unresolved

About 30 people representing 250 families living near Ta Mok Lake in Sangkat Samrong, Khan Prek Pnov, Phnom Penh, set up tents on the disputed land and took turns to prevent the authorities from pouring land to clear Ta Mok Lake which affect their livelihoods, ...

Khut Sokun
https://www.vodkhmer.news/2022/11/08/boeung-ta-mok-residents-set-tents-prevent-authorities-dumping-land-enjoying/

Multi-sectoral communities demand governments to address land, political, human rights, and employment crises

Land, political, labor, market, agricultural and social rights crises are being addressed by people from diverse communities, demanding that the government address them for the benefit of their livelihoods protected by law. ...

Nhim Sokhon
https://www.vodkhmer.news/2022/11/03/communities-call-on-government-to-resolve-land-political-human-rights-and-employment-crises/

250 families near Ta Mok Lake complain to US Embassy for intervention to settle their land disputes

About 30 people representing 250 families living next to Ta Mok Lake in Sangkat Samrong, Khan Prek Pnov, Phnom Penh, gathered on Thursday filed a petition at the US Embassy in Cambodia to intervene in their land dispute after no solution from the Cambodian authorities. ...

Khut Sokun
https://www.vodkhmer.news/2022/11/03/250-families-near-ta-mok-lake-complain-to-us-embassy-for-intervention-to-settle-their/

Land dispute representatives in Siem Reap disappointed after district authorities failed to meet

Representatives of 210 families in Sna Sangkram village, Prasat Bakong district, Siem Reap province, are disappointed that the governor of Prasat Bakong district did not visit the people involved in chronic land issues as promised, while the district authorities claimed that he did not promise ...

Pa Sokheng
https://www.vodkhmer.news/2022/11/01/land-dispute-representatives-in-siem-reap-disappointed-after-not-meet-district-authorities/

More than 200 families in Russey Keo district request development in place and land title as authorities ask them to relocate

244 families in Lor Kambor village, Sangkat Svay Pak, Khan Russey Keo, Phnom Penh, which affected by the road development project, request the development at the place and issue land title while the authorities ask the citizens to relocate. ...

Khut Sokun
https://www.vodkhmer.news/2022/11/01/more-than-200-families-in-russey-keo-demand-development-in-locations-and-ownerships/

Nearly 100 indigenous peoples in Mondulkiri province protest against authorities who taken their land

Nearly 100 indigenous people in Sen Monorom commune, Oreang district, Mondulkiri province, protested in front of the commune hall on Wednesday against authorities cutting their 255 hectares of land to Oknha. ...

Khut Sokun
https://www.vodkhmer.news/2022/10/26/indigenous-in-mondulkiri-protest-against-authorities-who-take-their-land-to-another/

Battambang provincial governor: natural resource crime and land disputes have been steadily declining

Sok Loo, Battambang provincial governor, told Prime Minister Hun Sen on October 23 that the crackdown on crime in the province included crackdowns crimes against natural resources, such as fishing and forestry, are steadily declining. ...

Keo Kereya
https://www.postkhmer.com/national/2022-10-25-0959-242702.html

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