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A photo supplied by Hay Bunna's family showing him in a hospital bed with a scar on his right arm.

Family Distraught Over Scavenger’s Death After Police Custody

A 36-year-old scavenger accused of stealing under $30 of car equipment died after three days in police custody in Phnom Penh, as the family alleges violence but police and an autopsy say the death was caused by a chronic illness.

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.