Monthly Archives: November 2010

Last days at the lake?

Nov. 29, 2010. As sand continues destroying homes in Boeung Kak’s Village 1, residents of Village 22 are facing increased pressure by authorities to accept the compensation offered and leave the area. Previously, villagers have reportedly received a notice, signed … Continue reading

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Lakeside Families Rebuff Offer

Nov. 25, 2010. The Phnom Penh Post reported: “Representatives of 12 families set to be evicted from the Boeung Kak lakeside’s Village 22 rejected a compensation offer yesterday from developer Shukaku Inc, complaining their village chief had intentionally withheld a … Continue reading

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Government: “it’s normal that development affects people..'”

The Phnom Penh Post wrote on 8th November 2010 that local residents feared a developer was set to resume sand pumping on at the Boeung Kak lakeside that has submerged dozens of homes since last week, with homeowners held off … Continue reading

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Flooding Continues

Nov. 3, 2010. Boeung Kak residents met at the sand pipe which continues spewing sludge into Village 1 to protest against the ongoing violation of their rights and to call for a halt to the pumping. In what has become … Continue reading

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