Monthly Archives: March 2011

The Guardian features Cambodia landgrabs, Boeung Kak

Mar. 31, 2011. UK newspaper The Guardian featured an article about the Boeung Kak case on Tuesday Mar. 29. You can read it here. Advertisements

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Monk flees pagoda after attending BKL rally

Mar. 31, 2011. On Mar. 29, the Phnom Penh Post reported: A monk at Wat Ounalom in Phnom Penh on Monday fled the pagoda out of fear of arrest by authorities for his participation in protests held by Boeung Kak … Continue reading

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Governor agrees to meet BKL residents

Mar. 28, 2011. After hundreds of letters and numerous pleas and demonstrations, Phnom Penh Governor Kep Chuktema has finally agreed to meet with the remaining residents of BKL. The meeting, set to go ahead on Mar. 30, is likely to … Continue reading

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Solidarity action in Manila

Mar. 25, 2011. LOCOA-Philippines has staged a mass action in Manila at the open space in front of Country Space Building 1, the building that houses the Cambodian Embassy (7th Floor). Moving in a circular formation holding placards the demonstrators … Continue reading

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Boeung Kak activist detained, freed by OHCHR

Mar. 25, 2011. A female Boeung Kak community activist was detained and taken away by the police at the start of a BKL residents’ demonstration at the Municipality of Phnom Penh early this morning. It is rumoured the cause of … Continue reading

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Asia Action for Boeung Kak

Mar. 24, 2011. A demonstration at the Municipality of Phnom Penh on Monday Mar. 21 by some 250 Boeung Kak residents marked the start of a week of demonstrations around Asia on behalf of the embattled lakeside residents. The community … Continue reading

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Boeung Kak Access Roads

Mar. 23, 2011. Maps of planned access roads to the BKL development can now be viewed around the lake area.

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