Monthly Archives: December 2016

Mosque Road Splits Imam and Worshippers

Source: Cambodia Daily Cham Muslim meatball vendor Ly Nasy is loyal to his imam, his faith’s high religious leaders and the ruling party. But plans for a new road through the land surrounding the country’s largest mosque has put him … Continue reading

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Boeng Kak New Year’s Blowout Draws Ire

Source: The Cambodia Daily Organizers of an $80-a-head, nationally-televised New Year’s Eve bash on the site of the former Boeng Kak lake are “dancing on Boeng Kak people’s tears,” an evictee from the neighborhood said on Tuesday. Almost a decade … Continue reading

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Imams Reluctantly Back New Road Near Phnom Penh Mosque

Source: The Cambodia Daily Several hundred imams voted on Monday to support the placement of a new road near Phnom Penh’s most prominent mosque, even though many seemed critical of the plans to divide the land into two plots. “My … Continue reading

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Road OK’d by Cham leaders

Source: Phnom Penh Post About 500 Cham imams and Muslim leaders from across the country gathered at a Boeung Kak mosque yesterday and unanimously voted for a controversial road across the mosque compound to plough ahead – a display decried … Continue reading

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Muslims Spar Over Road

Source: Khmer Times Officials tried to soften dissent in the Muslim community yesterday in a meeting at the Al-Serkal mosque in the Boeung Kak area where a planned road running through the mosque’s land has enraged patrons and local residents. … Continue reading

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Work on mosque road halted

Source: Phnom Penh Post Work has temporarily halted on a road traversing the Boeung Kak mosque after scores of angry worshippers on Friday tore down a temporary metal fence erected at the site. But despite the highly visible protest against … Continue reading

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Tensions Flare Up Over Mosque Road Plans

Source: Phnom Penh Post Tensions over a new road planned next to a prominent Phnom Penh mosque flared on Friday as members of the area’s Muslim community demolished temporary fencing used to cordon off land allocated for the development. More … Continue reading

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