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Nhung, 61, born in Cambodia, escaped targeted killings against ethnic Vietnamese residents during the Khmer Rouge era. She speaks to reporters after being evicted from her home on the river by Phnom Penh authorities. (Danielle Keeton-Olsen)

Stateless Fishers Cast Out by Cambodia, Shut Out by Vietnam

Both Nhung, 61, and Sok, 46, have lived their whole lives in Cambodia except to escape Khmer Rouge purges against ethnic Vietnamese. Now, alongside hundreds, they have been evicted from floating homes here, some told to cross a border blockaded by Vietnamese ships.