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Disputed land in Kampot province’s Touk Chhou district. (Supplied)

Gov’t Clears Kandal Residents’ Land for Canal, Road

Around 40 families in Kandal province said the government had cleared their farmland without any notice or compensation, with a local official saying the land will be used to construct a canal and dirt road.

A photo of park rangers removing fence posts from around long-standing villagers' land in an alleged new land area called Chom Sob Nature Protection Area on June 14, 2022. (Provided)

Siem Reap Villagers to Testify at Court in Land Dispute

Three villagers will go to the Siem Reap Provincial Court starting Friday to answer to accusations of encroaching on a protected forest, but the three say the forest doesn’t exist — and was only listed as a protected area as part of an official scheme to grab land.

Boeng Tamok Residents Protest for Fear of Forced Evictions

About 100 families living on the edge of Phnom Penh’s increasingly land-filled Boeng Tamok lake protested outside the Prek Pnov district hall demanding land titles and criticizing the transfer of lake plots to tycoons and the family of government officials.

A supplied photo of village residents protesting against Cambodia Blue Haven in Kulen district.

Preah Vihear Plantation Dispute Flares Up

More than 100 families in Preah Vihear’s Kulen district are accusing a company of clearing their land in an economic land concession and filing complaints