Category Archives: English

Save Boeung Kak in English

Authorities thwart Boeung Kak event

Some 30 Boeung Kak land activists yesterday were blocked by 50 Daun Penh district security guards from delivering a petition to the Council of Ministers seeking Prime Minister Hun Sen’s intervention in helping release fellow activist Tep Vanny. The group … Continue reading

Posted in ការឃុំខ្លួន, ការតវ៉ាដីធ្លា បឹងកក់, រំលោភសិទ្ឋិមនុស្ស, អំពើហិង្សា, Boeung Kak, English, Forced Eviction, Forced Evictions, Land Depute, Land Title, Phnom Penh, Phnom Penh Post | Tagged , , , , , , , ,

System puts ‘profits over people’

Source: Phnom Penh Post Cambodia’s unique brand of free-market democracy is so closely entwined with patronage that the society puts “profits over people” and compromises the rule of law, according to a new paper. In Klepto-Neoliberalism: Authoritarianism and Patronage in … Continue reading

Posted in ការឃុំខ្លួន, ការតវ៉ាដីធ្លា បឹងកក់, ខ្មែរ, រំលោភសិទ្ឋិមនុស្ស, អំពើហិង្សា, Boeung Kak, corruption, Development, English, Forced Evictions, housing, Human Right, Land Depute, Land Title, Phnom Penh, Phnom Penh Post, Violence | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Hex put on Kep Chuktema

Source: Phnom Penh Post,By: Khouth Sophak Chakrya,Fri, 5 June 2015 About 30 former residents of the Boeung Kak Lake community yesterday gathered near the National Assembly to put a curse on former Phnom Penh governor Kep Chuktema over claims that … Continue reading

Posted in ការតវ៉ាដីធ្លា បឹងកក់, English, Land Dispute, Phnom Penh, Phnom Penh Post | Tagged , ,

Protesters beaten at City Hall

By Khouth Sophak Chakrya, Phnom Penh Post, Wed, 25 December 2013 Security personnel beat up a monk and two civilians outside City in Hall in Phnom Penh yesterday during a second day of protests involving families evicted from the capital’s Boeung … Continue reading

Posted in ការតវ៉ាដីធ្លា បឹងកក់, អំពើហិង្សា, Boeung Kak, English, Forced Evictions, Human Right, Land Depute, Land Dispute, Land Title, Violence | Tagged , , , , , , ,

Boeung Kak Open Letter to World Bank President Kim

Open letter to World Bank President Jim Kim May 9, 2013 cc: Ulrich Zachau, Director of Strategy and Operations in East Asia and Pacific Annette Dixon, Country Director for Southeast Asia Alassane Sow,  Country Manager for Cambodia   Dear President … Continue reading

Posted in Boeung Kak, English | Tagged , , , , , ,

Stark images of Boeung Kak’s changing landscape

Sean Gleeson, Phnom Penh Post, June. 07 2012 Jean-Francois Perigois’s photos depict Boeung Kak lake’s lingering residents against a rapidly changing landscape. Photograph: Jean-Francois PerigoisPost The contentious dispute over the residents displaced from Phnom Penh’s lakeside district has been captured … Continue reading

Posted in English, housing, Human Right, Violence | Tagged , , ,

Boeung Kak royal petition stymied

Khouth Sophak Chakrya, Phnom Penh Post, June. 06 2012 Demonstrators take part in an event to mark World Environment Day in Phnom Penh yesterday. The annual event was established by the United Nations in 1972 to raise awareness about environmental … Continue reading

Posted in English, housing, Human Right, Violence | Tagged , ,