land dispute
Residents from the Prey Metta Thommacheat community protest outside the Kampong Speu provincial police headquarters. (CCFC's Theng Savoeun)

Hundreds Protest Outside Kampong Speu Police Headquarters

The Udom Sre Kpos forestry area, also known as the Prey Metta Thommacheat community, originally covered more than 2,800 hectares, but the government gradually privatized most of it for companies and soldiers over 20 years.

Kampot Residents, Journalists Released

Two journalists arrested for covering a Kampot land protest were released on Thursday after being detained earlier this week, while three others who were part of the land dispute were released from detention.