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Phnong petition over Mondulkiri land

In the letter seen by The Post on Thursday, villagers claim the companies representatives visited the commune to introduce the project’. But landowners claimed they needed the land to live and work on and pass down to their children. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/phnong-petition-over-mondulkiri-land

Ten dead, nearly 100 others hospitalised after drinking contaminated water

Contaminated water from a river in Kratie province has been blamed in the deaths of at least 10 ethnic Phnong people as of late Sunday, with nearly 140 others hospitalised and hundreds more families fleeing their homes for fear their ancestors are “angry” at them, ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya and Phak Seangly
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ten-dead-nearly-100-others-hospitalised-after-drinking-contaminated-water

Kratie court questions Phnong

The Kratie Provincial Court questioned five ethnic Phnong villagers yesterday following a complaint by a Vietnamese rubber company that they had taken land granted by its concession. ...

Chhay Channyda
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kratie-court-questions-phnong

Forest felled illegally, trio tells court

Three villagers in Mondulkiri’s Sen Monorom district appeared in court yesterday after filing a complaint against a land concessionaire for illegally bulldozing community forest. The three represented more than 160 Phnong villagers in allegations that the provincial deputy governor’s company cleared 30 hectares of community forest ...

Phak Seangly
http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:www.phnompenhpost.com/national/forest-felled-illegally-trio-tells-court

Chainsaws confiscated by villagers

Ethnic Phnong villagers in Mondulkiri province’s Sen Monorom district will file a complaint with rights group Adhoc today against three men who allegedly illegally logged 10 cubic metres of timber from their forest. ...

Phak Seangly
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/chainsaws-confiscated-villagers

Villagers seek $275k payout

Villagers living in Mondulkiri’s Sen Monorom district are demanding hundreds of thousands of dollars in compensation for the loss of thousands of protected resin trees, alleging that a land concessionaire company has been illegally razing community forest since 2012.​ ...

Phak Seangly
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/villagers-seek-275k-payout

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