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Officials raid villager’s home in KDC dispute

Police and court officials on Wednesday searched the home of villager Oum Sophy, who has been outspoken opponent of the well-connected KDC company as it has tried to push her and dozens of her neighbors off their land in Kompong Chhnang province. The raid came after ...

Kuch Naren
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/officials-raid-villagers-home-in-kdc-dispute-64802/

Work continues at contested KDC site

A company owned by the wife of Mines and Energy Minister Suy Sem forged ahead with its construction of a concrete wall around a swath of disputed land in Kompong Chhnang province Friday, despite a call from the U.N.’s human rights envoy on Thursday that ...

Kuch Naren
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/work-continues-at-contested-kdc-site-63906/

Villagers hold ceremony to curse minister’s wife, officials

Villagers in Kompong Chhnang province involved in a long-running land dispute with a minister’s wife took their grievances to the spirit world this weekend, staging a two-day ceremony during which they cast traditional curses on company officials and local authorities they say have wronged them. The ...

Aun Pheap
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/villagers-hold-ceremony-to-curse-ministers-wife-officials-63928/

KDC families want compensation deal revoked

Twenty-two families who have been locked in a bitter, seven-year dispute over 145 hectares of land in Kompong Chhnang province with a company owned by the wife of Mines and Energy Minister Suy Sem claim they were illegally pressured into accepting compensation and filed a ...

Kuch Naren
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/kdc-families-want-compensation-deal-revoked-62215/

Villagers block machines in long-running land dispute

About 60 villagers in Kompong Chhnang province’s Kompong Tralach district blocked two heavy tractors sent to clear a boundary Monday on disputed land they maintain was illegally grabbed by a company owned by the wife of Mines Minister Suy Sem. KDC International, which is owned by ...

Kuch Naren
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/villagers-block-machines-in-long-running-land-dispute-60330/

Court Upholds Verdict for Minister's Wife's Firm

The Court of Appeal yesterday upheld a verdict by Kompong Chhang Provincial Court over a land dispute in Konmpong Tralach district between a 70-year old woman and a company owned by the wife of the Minister of Industry, Mines and Energy over a 3,000-square-meter parcel ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com

Land Case Involving Minister’s Wife Is Heard

The Court of Appeal yesterday heard the case of a land dispute between a 70-year old woman from Kompong Chhang province and a company owned by the wife of the Minister of Industry, Mines and Energy over a 3,000 square meter parcel of land. In May ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com

Supernatural Forces Enlisted in Land Dispute

Villagers in Kompong Chnang province have resorted to black magic as a means to even the odds with a long-running land dispute with a powerful company, KDC Development, holding a spell-casing ceremony on Saturday to curse the firm and the provincial court for allegedly colluding ...

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