Category : LNRR’s Activities

NGOs Calls Upon Government and UDG to Comply with Existing Laws

Human rights activists called upon the Cambodian Government and Union Development Group (UDG) to comply with existing laws in relation to the management of economic land concessions (ELCs) granted to private companies in order to prevent an eruption of land disputes and forced evictions in the Kingdom.



The sixth series of Universal Periodic Reviews (UPR) Pre-sessions took place in Geneva Switzerland from 26 to 29 November 2013 to discuss the human rights situation of States to be reviewed at the 18th session of the UPR Working Group[1] (UPR Info,2013). A Total of 11 States which are: Afghanistan, Cambodia, Chile, Dominican Republic, Eritrea, […]

Current news briefings: Land and Natural Resources Rights of Cambodia-December

Current news briefings: Land and Natural Resources Rights of Cambodia December “Officials blames villagers for deforestation” Key word: deforestation, The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fishery Date: December 4th , 2013 Source: The Phnom Penh Post (2013):    “Try Pheap ‘defamers’to see court” Key word: illegal logging, Try Pheap, Sen San, Ouk Sambo Date: […]

Report: Workshop On promoting land rights and law enforcement in Cambodia-Kratie

Report: Workshop On promoting land rights and law enforcement in Cambodia   The workshop on the Land Rights and Law Enforcement of Cambodia organized by the Cambodian Human Rights and Development Association (ADHOC) was held on November 14th, 2013 in Kratie province. The 5 panels of the workshop consisted of 1. Mr.Horn Siyem: the provincial […]

43 Families from Thmor Da Commune Were Excluded from Land Measurement by Youth Volunteers Implementing the Prime Minister’s Land-Titling Scheme

Thmor Da villagers

On 1st April 2013, 43 families from Thmor Da commune, including nine families from Ekapheap village and 20 families from Sangkum Thmey village, Veal Veng district, Pursat province travelled to Phnom Penh with a view to filing a complaint with the Prime Minister’s cabinet, as their plots of land were excluded from the land-titling scheme that was initiated in June 2012 and is implemented by youth volunteers. Thmor Da commune is located near the Cambodia-Thailand border at O’Plok Domrey checkpoint.

The villagers decided to submit their appeal to the Prime Minister’s cabinet after the competent local authorities joined a public ceremony to announce the results of land measurement operations [...] [The villagers] attended the ceremony, during which detailed data regarding individual plots/titles were to be presented. However, they soon realized that their names did not appear on the list.

Intervention Report

59 people from Thmor Koal District, Battambang Province came to Phnom Penh to seek help from ADHOC for their land conflict

Press Conference on Land and Forest Issues in Rattanakiry

On 8 April 2011 ADHOC hold press concerence on demand to stop land grabbing and illegal logging in Indigenous People community and on the resolution of land, forest issues and impact by Economic Land Concession in Rattanakiry office. This press conference were participated from more than 70 people from 10 indigenous people communities in Rattanakiry and other media in Rattanakiry.