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(13-February-2018 / khmer time)

Mother Nature activists due for prison release Two Mother Nature activists who were convicted of incitement to commit a felony and violation of privacy by Koh Kong Provincial Court may be released today following the completion of their five-month prison terms.

(07-February-2018 / RFA)

Cambodia's Supreme Court Rejects Appeal by Jailed Land-Rights Activist Cambodia’s Supreme Court today upheld the 30-month sentence imposed last year by a lower court on prominent land rights activist Tep Vanny, sending her back to prison to serve out her term in a case widely seen as politically motivated.

(07-February-2018 / PPP)

UN help sought in land dispute Human rights representatives from NGO Adhoc and the United Nations have been asked to intervene in a land dispute between villagers and an army lieutenant they say was granted a land title illegally inside a protected community forest in Oddar Meanchey province.

(02-February-2018 / ppp)

Borei Keila members told to stop protests District authorities warned Borei Keila residents yesterday during a meeting to stop protesting lest they be arrested.

(31-January-2018 / ppp)

Borei Keila holdout community shrinking With one of their representatives leaving the last standing Borei Keila building yesterday and three more families accepting compensation on Monday, the remaining holdouts in one of Cambodia’s longest-running and highest-profile land disputes say their community is crumbling.

(26-January-2018 / Khmer time)

Svay Rieng villagers protest About 100 farmers representing more than 140 families in Svay Chrom district yesterday gathered in front of Svay Rieng provincial hall asking authorities to solve and provide compensation over a land dispute relating to the construction of a reservoir.

(24-January-2018 / ppp)

Holdouts in Borei Keila accept compensation A handful of holdout families have accepted compensation to leave their homes in Borei Keila, following individual negotiations with district authorities yesterday.

(22-January-2018 / Khmer time)

Locals call for an end to land dispute About 175 families locked in a land dispute with sugarcane plantation companies in Koh Kong province have asked an inter-ministerial group and provincial authorities to speed up the resolution process and end the conflict.

(18-January-2018 / PPP)

Borei Keila families take compensation Almost 20 Borei Keila families have decided to accept compensation in one of the country’s most prominent and longstanding land disputes.

(03-November-2016 / PPP)

Dredging for answers Vann Sophath, of the Cambodia Center for Human Rights, which was among the organisations to demand answers from the ministry, said he hadn’t seen the response, but if smuggling and illegal mining were possible contributing factors leading to the massive discrepancies, it would be a loss for everyone.

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