Monthly Archives: January 2011

New rules on eviction in China – will BKL residents be so lucky?

Jan. 27, 2011. This article is provided by Caixin Media, and the Chinese version of it was first published in Century Weekly magazine. http://www.caing.com Eviction rules are but a first step Edited by Hu Shuli Updated on Jan 27, 2011 … Continue reading

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“Boeung Kak residents alarmed by newspaper calling their houses “ghost houses”, demand correction”

Jan. 26, 2011. Recently blocked KI-Media featured this piece today, from The Free Press Magazine: “At 8:20AM on Wednesday, about 70 residents of the Boeung Kak community, who are now involved in a land dispute with the Shukaku Inc. Co. … Continue reading

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Land grabs are Cambodian cancer

Jan. 25, 2011. In December, The Bangkok Post ran a story on Boeung Kak. “Standing knee-deep in dirty water, 60-year-old Men Chhoeuy uses a crowbar to dismantle his small wooden house on the edge of a lake in the Cambodian … Continue reading

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China ending forced house demolitions

BEIJING, Jan. 22 (UPI) — China is ending forced demolitions of homes without due process and compensation, the government announced. The Cabinet issued the rules Friday and they took effect immediately, Xinhua reported. They aim to balance public interests and … Continue reading

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Remembering Dey Krahom

Jan. 24, 2011. Dozens of Boeung Kak residents joined former Dey Krahom residents to mark the two-year anniversary of the violent eviction of the Dey Krahom community in 2009.

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The Chinese Reply

Jan. 24, 2010. The Chinese Embassy has given a interview regarding the situation at Boeung Kak to Chongqing Evening News. You can read it in Chinese here. The below is an unofficial translation of the article: A Response from the … Continue reading

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No End to Protests

Jan. 17, 2011. Since their week-long demonstration at Freedom Park, Boeung Kak residents have continued making their voices heard. Today, residents gathered at the Chinese Embassy to deliver a petition to the ambassador over Chinese involvement in the Shukaku development. … Continue reading

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