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Ministry vows to take some ELC land back

By Phak Seangly, The Pnhom Penh Post, 24 July 2014

Amid promises reiterated by the government yesterday that it will take a tougher stance on economic land concessions, logging tycoon Try Pheap minimally reduced his sweeping natural resource empire, returning more than 20,000 hectares of undeveloped forestry. 311 more words

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Villagers in court: Prey Lang land activists deny charge

By Chhay Channyda, The Pnhom Penh Post, 22 July 2014

Forest activists accused of destroying private property told a court hearing in Kampong Thom province yesterday that they were acting to protect mainland Southeast Asia’s largest evergreen forest from illegal logging. 101 more words

Human Rights

Military police officer accused

By Sen David and Amelia Woodside, The Pnhom Penh Post, 14 July 2014

A military police officer has been arrested and will be sent to court, while two others remain under questioning, after an unarmed man was shot dead on Wednesday night while travelling in a car through protected forest in Mondulkiri’s O’Raing district, officials said. 496 more words

Human Rights

Villagers Force Dam to Open Sluice Gate

By Ben SokHean, The Cambodia Daily, 14 July 2014

Human Rights

Companies regrow ‘forests’

By May Titthara, The Pnhom Penh Post, 10 July 2014

More than 100,000 hectares of forest have been replanted across the country since 2008, according to a government report – but about 90 per cent of that amount can be chalked up to private plantations. 355 more words

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