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Supreme Court Upholds Judgment of 13 Boeung Kak Protesters

Source: Khmer Times | Wed, 16 March 2016, by Taing Vida

The Supreme Court yesterday upheld the Appeal Court decision not to drop charges against 13 Boeung Kak activists who protested against the development in 2012. 361 more words


Governor Promises Solution for Remaining Borei Keila Families

Source: Khmer Times / Sunday, 13 March 2016 by Pav Suy

A working group within Phnom Penh City Hall is continuing its effort to help get compensation to Borei Keila families who have yet to accept the government’s offer, according to a Facebook post from Governor Pa Socheatevong, who led a discussion with community members on Saturday. 446 more words


‘Boeng Kak 13’ Make Final Appeal to Clear Their Names

Source: The Cambodia Daily | March 3, 2016 by Khuon Narim

Video from the incident shows the women singing a protest song while surrounded by police and security guards before a guard jostles a woman’s arm and a shoving match breaks out. 335 more words


World Bank Looks to End Funding Freeze

Source: cambodiadaily.com BY ZSOMBOR PETER | NOVEMBER 16, 2015

The World Bank could approve its first internally funded project in Cambodia in March, according to recently released reports, a move that would effectively end the freeze on new lending the Bank imposed on Cambodia over four years ago. 380 more words

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Sinking In

Source: cambodiadaily.com |October 24, 2015

At the edge of this expanse of barren land, a house lies buried, filled almost to its roof with sand. This is the Khin family home, the last in their village after more than 3,000 families were evicted from the area to make way for development. 3,090 more words

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Rohingya Refugee Picks Burma Over Cambodia

Source: cambodiadaily BY MECH DARA AND ZSOMBOR PETER | SEPTEMBER 7, 2015

A Rohingya refugee wants to go back to Burma—where his people are denied citizenship and subject to deadly pogroms by the Buddhist majority—rather than stay in Cambodia any longer, according to the Ministry of Interior. 945 more words

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For Families, World Bank Project Falls Short

Source: The Cambodia Daily,By Zsombor Peter and Aun Pheap | June 25, 2015

SANTUK DISTRICT, Kompong Thom province – Hang Sal has 2 hectares of fertile land he cannot farm. 1,751 more words

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