Category Archives: Forced Evictions

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

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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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Boeung Kak members placed under court supervision

Source: Pnom Penh Post Five members of Phnom Penh’s Boeung Kak lake community were placed under court supervision yesterday as part of investigations into fellow housing rights activist Ly Mom’s claims that they threatened to kill her. Mom filed a … Continue reading

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“Black Monday” activists continue protest with symbolic offerings to monks

Source: Phnom Penh Post Boeung Kak and Borei Keila land rights activists yesterday continued their “Black Monday” protests by making offerings to seven monks, who were meant to symbolise seven detained human rights officials and political prisoners. The protest, which … Continue reading

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Questions renew over attack at Wat Phnom

Source: Phnom Penh Post Prominent Boeung Kak activist Nget Khun was questioned in court yesterday over the violent attack on land activists at Wat Phnom three years ago, demanding compensation of 15 million riel (about $3,750) for being struck in … Continue reading

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Jailed Boeung Kok Activists Recovering

Sunday, 05 April 2015; News by Khmer Times/Muny Sithyna PHNOM PENH (Khmer Times) – Three jailed Boeung Kak activists are recovering after banging their heads against a wall to protest against prison guards they claim are mistreating them. The activists, … Continue reading

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Shukaku pushes forward at Boeung Kak

By: Shane Worrell and Mom Kunthear,Phnom Penh Post, Wed, 3 December 2014 Local developer Shukaku will step up construction of its controversial Boeung Kak lake development project this month, beginning work on a drainage system and corporate office, a spokeswoman … Continue reading

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