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Protesters block National Road 5 near the border of Pursat and Kampong Chhnang provinces in a second protest on May 11, 2021. (Khut Sokun/VOD)

Land Protesters Block Road as Reporter’s Equipment Confiscated

Hundreds of Kampong Chhnang residents blocked a national road in Pursat province on Tuesday so they could resume farming on land they say they have tended for decades, as authorities confiscated a recorder and deleted photos belonging to a VOD reporter covering the protest.