Category Archives: transparency

Boeung Kak Protest at City Hall (Photos)

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In The News: Music With A Message

Ka-Set, Monday September 29 2008: Messenger Band : Sept ouvrières tissent en chantant le fil de leur quotidien au Cambodge (Messenger Band: seven workers weave by singing the wire of their daily life in Cambodia) by Zineb Dryef and Ros … Continue reading

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In The News: Displacement and development

(left: sunset at Boeung Kak) The Phnom Penh Post has just published a special supplement, “Displacement and Development” in the September 29th edition. The article has this to say about filling of Boeung Kak:  “…now architects and urban planners are … Continue reading

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Police in Boeung Kak: suppressing dissent, intimidating residents.

Police move quickly to remove signs of dissent in Boeung Kak. Above: Armed policeman removing a “Stop Forced Evictions” protest banner displayed on a house. Armed police, Phum 4 community. (Click for full image) Police in Phum 4 community. Police … Continue reading

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In The News: Villagers’ Injunction Refused by Court

Phnom Penh Post, September 24, Page 5 “Meanwhile, At Another Phnom Penh Lake…” “Phnom Penh Municipal Court refused to file an injunction to stop the filling of Boeung Kak lake, despite continuing protests against development.” … “the lawyer who filed … Continue reading

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On the Scene: Photos

and reportage courtesy John Vink: “The company which is going to evict some 4000 families from around the Boeung Kak lake has started its sand pumping operations to fill the lake again.” http://johnvink.com/news/2008/09/22/boeung-kak/ Photo reportage is welcome from all, please … Continue reading

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In The News: Protest in Takhmau outside PM’s House

The Cambodia Daily, Thursday, September 18, 2008, page 28: Protesters Meet Official, City Says Lake Filling To Continue “Five representatives of the demonstrators were eventually escorted inside the compound for discussions, where Hun Sen’s Deputy Cabinet Chief Lim Leangse said … Continue reading

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