Category : Land and Natural Resources Rights

Over 100 Villagers Demand Authority to Release Three Mother Nature Activists


On 19 August 2015, more than 100 villagers from Botumsakor and Kirisakor district in Koh Kong province attempted to enter the provincial prison in order to demand the provincial authority to release three Mother Nature activists, Sun Mala (age 23) Tri Sovikea (age 23), and Sim Samnang (age 28), who were arrested on 17 August […]

Some 100 Villagers Seek Intervention in Phnom Penh


Around 100 villagers from Thmey village, Samrong commune, in Kampong Speu’s Phnom Srouch district came to Phnom Penh to hand in a petition to Prime Minister Hun Sen, the Ministry of Justice, and the Anti-Corruption Unit in the afternoon of 06 August 2015, seeking intervention in their land dispute with chief of Thmey village and […]



The Cambodian Human Rights and Development Association (ADHOC) organized the Press conference on launching report “WHOSE LAND?”. It reports on the land rights situation in Cambodia during 2014 and First Half of 2015. The Press Conference will be held on July 22, 2015 at  at the ADHOC Central Office, House no.3, Street 158 / […]

Broma’s Villagers Protest against Their People Arrest


Several villagers from Brama village, Kampong Domrey commune in Kratie’s Chhloung district protested in front of Kratie Provincial Court, demanding the court to release Say Yim, 62, who was arrested on 20 July 2015.

Hundred Villagers Allege Local Authorities of Land Grabbing


More than 200 villagers in Pursat’s Krakor district accuse their local authorities of grabbing public land and forest in Takuch for their own use.

77 Families Facing Forced Eviction Seek Intervention


77 families, who have been forcibly evicted from their land in Kratie’s Snuol district, submitted a petition on 14 July 2015 with Mr Heng Samrin, President of the National Assembly, seeking intervention in their land dispute with UBE Development Co., Ltd.

51 Ethnic Families Oppose Relocation


51 indigenous families in Pichr Chenda district in Mondulkiri province denied to be relocated to a new village, as proposed by the local authority in a bid to end the land dispute with VARANASY Co., Ltd.