Keat Soriththeavy
Residents watch as authorities clear land in Phnom Penh’s Chroy Changva district, near an OCIC satellite city development. (Keat Soriththeavy/VOD)

Chroy Changva Authorities Clear Resident’s Land Near OCIC Satellite City

Local authorities, accompanied by security forces, started clearing land in Chroy Changva district’s Prek Leap commune without any notice on Thursday, affecting one resident’s fencing and fish pond, near a satellite city being developed by the Overseas Cambodia Investment Corporation.

Political Petitioners Say Authorities Shoved Them Outside UN Office

Seven women handing a petition to the U.N. human rights office for the release of their jailed activist family members say they were surrounded by 30 to 40 officers, shoved into a flower bed, and told their small gathering required prior permission.

Drug Production, Distribution Network Raided in Kandal, Phnom Penh

Six men have been arrested and 100 kilograms of drugs seized in a crackdown on a network of eight drug production and distribution sites across Phnom Penh and Kandal province amid an ongoing rise in drug trafficking in the country, authorities said.