Land Ministry
Representatives of indigenous communities, NGOs and the Rural Development Ministry gather for a workshop in Phnom Penh on October 10, 2019. (Khun Vanda)

Indigenous Communal Land Registrations Lagging

The registration of communal land for indigenous people has lagged — with just 24 of an estimated 455 communities receiving titles — due to inadequate funding and other challenges, NGO and government officials said.

Protesters from Koh Kong province’s Sre Ambel district gather in front of the Land Management Ministry in Phnom Penh on August 19, 2019. (VOD)

Koh Kong Villagers Protest Court Summonses

About 100 villagers from Koh Kong province protested outside the Land Ministry headquarters in Phnom Penh on Monday after 10 of their representatives were summoned for court questioning for defamation and incitement.