Category Archives: urban planning

In the News: Will more houses be destroyed?

Monday, 08 December 2008 Written by Chhay Channyda  The Phnom Penh Post Day-and-night filling by Boeung Kak developers has remaining residents worried more houses will be destroyed RESIDENTS of Village 4 on the edge of Phnom Penh’s Boeung Kak lake live in … Continue reading

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In The News: Lake Family’s House Collapses into the Water, Filling Blamed

  Family’s house Falls into Lake, Pumping Blamed, Legal Investigators blocked from interviewing the family.  From CambogeSoir: “On Thursday 27 November, cops prevented Cambodian and foreign investigators from Licadho to meet with a family living on Boeung Kak Lake which … Continue reading

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In the news: Rights groups are uncertain controversial Boeung Kak project will meet the standards of its own environmental report

      From the Phnom Penh Post Article (21 November 2008) Highlights: Local rights groups highlight flaws in Developer’s arguments, question environmental commitment. “… SHUKAKU Inc, the local developer filling in Phnom Penh’s Boeung Kak lake as part of a commercial … Continue reading

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In the News: Angry Boeung Kak residents say water supplies have been cut

In the Phnom Penh Post Thursday, 09 October 2008 “Residents living under threat of eviction say their lives got even more difficult when their supply of running water was turned off last month” http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2008100922048/National-news/Angry-Boeung-Kak-residents-say-water-supplies-have-been-cut.html

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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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