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Sawn planks of wood in Prey Preah Roka forest, photographed by the Forest Defenders Project over the weekend.

Preah Vihear Forestry Patrol Finds Hundreds of Felled Trees

Cambodian authorities’ ban on community forest patrols didn’t stop an environmental group from returning to Prey Preah Roka Wildlife Sanctuary over the weekend, where they found hundreds of felled resin trees that they say are vital for the local community.

A demolished home in Kulen district, Preah Vihear, from March 1, 2022.

131 Preah Vihear Families Fear Eviction After Crops Razed

Some 131 families living on an economic land concession in Preah Vihear province’s Kulen district fear forced eviction after authorities cleared half of their homes earlier this year, leaving them in tents on land they say they have occupied for 10 years.

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