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Tuk-tuk groups clash with metal pipes, chains

Two rival groups of tuk-tuk drivers clashed Monday evening in front of Phnom Penh’s railway station in Daun Penh district, beating each other with metal pipes and chains over a dispute regarding passengers, police said Tuesday. ...

Sek Odom
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/tuk-tuk-groups-clash-with-metal-pipes-chains-79047/

Activists ‘shot at’ by unknown assailant

Activists from the Boeung Kak, Borei Keila and Thmor Kol communities were on board a bus on Saturday night when a bullet was fired into the windscreen, their representatives said yesterday. Bo Chorvy, 39, from Boeung Kak, said more than 40 people were on the bus ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/activists-%E2%80%98shot-%E2%80%99-unknown-assailant

Boeung Kak awaits justice

More than 30 families in the capital’s Boeung Kak community are still waiting for official land titles six weeks after City Hall officials measured ground at the site of a years-long land dispute, villagers have said. The Phnom Penh Municipality began measuring land in villages 6, ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/boeung-kak-awaits-justice

Police Detain Man Seeking Justice for Sonando

A 75-year-old man living near the former site of Phnom Penh’s Boeng Kak lake was detained by police on Thursday after he was found collecting thumbprints from villagers for a petition calling for the release of jailed independent radio station owner Mam Sonando, villagers said ...

City Starts Building Road Near Boeng Kak Lake

The Phnom Penh Municipality has begun construction work on a road skirting the area formerly taken up by the Boeng Kak lake, according to a statement posted on the city’s website. On Monday, the municipality held an inauguration ceremony for construction of a 615-meter concrete road ...

Arrests greet symbolic Boeung Kak gesture

Thirteen Boeung Kak women, including a 67-year-old, were arrested and forced into police vans and trucks yesterday as about 200 Phnom Penh municipal police and security officers cracked down on a 100-strong demonstration at the site. The group, which included Boeung Kak lake residents, evictees and ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012052356334/National-news/bringing-down-the-house.html

Relocation, cash offered to make way for bridge

More than 144 families threatened with eviction from Daun Penh district’s Srah Chak commune to make way for a new $27.5 million Chinese-Cambodian Friendship Bridge attended a meeting on Friday to discuss an offer of relocation and compensation, an official said The meeting with Deputy District ...

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