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Boeung Kak: A Disastrous Decade

Ten years ago this week, Phnom Penh City Hall and the development firm Shukaku Inc announced an agreement to transform the Boeung Kak lake area into a sprawling mixed-use development. In the years following, thousands were evicted and a protest … Continue reading

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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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Opponents of new road gather at B Kak mosque

Source: Phnom Penh Post Hundreds of Cham Muslims protesting a divisive road to be built on the land of a Boeung Kak mosque this weekend appealed to higher powers for intervention: Allah, and Prime Minister Hun Sen. On Friday, believers … Continue reading

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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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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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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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