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Villagers Unit to Release Community Representatives in Land Dispute

2,000 hectares of land belonging to more than 300 villagers in 10 villages was confiscated on 23 September 2009 by Okhna Ly Yong Phat, a Senator from the ruling Cambodian People’s Party, for use as ...

Regions: Cambodia

Issues: Arbitrary arrest, Detention, Human rights defenders

Witnessed: 3263 times


Imminent Eviction in the Heart of Phnom Penh

The small community know as Group 78 located in the riverside area of Phnom Penh have live on their land since 1983....

Regions: Cambodia

Issues: Internally displaced persons

Witnessed: 4040 times


People Living With HIV/AIDS Living in Fear of Forced Eviction

Over 30 families living with HIV/AIDS in the "green shed" at the Borei Kila social land concession are facing the prospect of eviction.


Regions: Cambodia

Issues: HIV-AIDS, Housing, Internally displaced persons

Witnessed: 9832 times


Shooting in Chi Kreng, Siem Reap

LICADHO calls upon the Royal Cambodian Government to take urgent action in response to the unjustified violence by authorities against villagers involved in a land dispute in Chi Kreng district of Sie...

Regions: Asia, Cambodia

Issues: Housing, Police brutality

Witnessed: 6193 times


Land Crisis in Cambodia: Kratie Province

750 ethnic minority families in Kratie Province, Cambodia are embroiled in a land dispute over farming land, that the provincial authorities say they have leased to a private company for a rubber plan...

Regions: Cambodia

Issues: Corporations and human rights, Environment, Internally displaced persons

Witnessed: 3697 times


$79 million for who?

In February 2007 the Municipality of Phnom Penh entered into a 99-year lease agreement for US$79 million for 133 hectares, including Boeung Kok lake and surrounding land, with a private developer, Shu...

Regions: Cambodia

Issues: Corporations and human rights, Humanitarian, Internally displaced persons

Witnessed: 4271 times