- 3 June 2013
- The Phnom Penh Post
- Agricultural production / Agriculture and fishing / Biofuel crops / Crop products and commodities / Economic land concessions and plantations / Economy and commerce / Exports / Human rights / Investment / Land / Land tenure and land titling / Public land lease / Social development / Sugar / The poor / Trade
- Angkor Sugar / Asia / blood sugar / child labour / Chongkal district / duty-free trade preferences / Eang Vuthy / ELC / Equitable Cambodia / EU / European Parliament / European Union aid / Everything But Arms / Food insecurity / force eviction / Human Rights / human rights abuses / Kampong Speu Province / Koh Kong / Koh Kong Province / KSL / Land concession / land conflict / Land dispute / land eviction / Land Law / LICADHO / Ly Yong Phat / Mitr Phol Sugar Corporation / O’Bat Moun / Oddar Meanchey Province / Phnom Penh Sugar Company / Senator Ly Yong Phat / social impact assessments / Somrang district / sugar / sugar cane-planting concessionaires / Sugar company / sugar concession / sugar plantations / Tate and Lyle / Thai conglomerate / Thai human rights body / Thai national human rights commission / Thai sugar manufacturer KSL / Thailand / Tonle Sugar Cane / trade preferences
Asia’s largest sugar company has been accused of torching hundreds of homes, orchestrating the imprisonment of a pregnant activist and using security forces to beat villagers – among a raft of other grave human rights abuses – by communities in Oddar Meanchey province. The allegations levelled ...
- 16 November 2012
- The Cambodia Daily
- Agricultural production / Agriculture and fishing / Economic land concessions and plantations / Human rights / Land / Public land lease / Social development
- Adhoc / commercial agriculture projects / Council of Ministers / Economic Land Concessions (ELCs) / environmental impact assessments / Environmental Protection Zones / evictions / foreign firms / human rights groups / international human rights groups / Kulen wildlife sanctuary / Land Concession Policy / local firms / Ministry of Agriculture Forestry and Fisheries / Ministry of Environment / Mondolkiri Province / Oddor Meanchey Province / Preah Vihear Province / Prime Minister Hun Sen / Private Companies / Protected areas / Public property / rubber plantations / social impact assessments / Spokesman / State Private Property / Surya Subedi / U.N.'s human rights envoy to Cambodia
Despite a moratorium on the granting of new economic land concessions (ELCs), the government has approved at least 32 ELCs since Prime Minister Hun Sen announced their suspension in May. According to sub-decrees dated from May onward and provided by local human rights group Adhoc, Mr. ...