July 22, 2021
An excavator sits on a dirt road in the middle of the swampy land, which former residents and farmers say used to fill with sewage, in Boeng Tompun I commune on July 21, 2021. (Danielle Keeton-Olsen/VOD)

Boeng Tompun Residents’ Land Dug Up for City Reservoir

Excavators have started digging a waste-water treatment reservoir off a wastewater canal in Boeng Tompun I commune, with Phnom Penh authorities telling the land’s claimants they had no claim to the land.