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Boeung Kak Protesters Continue to Demand Compensation From World Bank

The protesters said they have faced numerous difficulties since being forced to relocate. PHNOM PENH — People displaced from the Boeung Kak neighborhood of Phnom Penh more than a decade ago are still seeking redress from the World Bank, which they … Continue reading

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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

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World Bank says land titling project failures caused “grave harm”

The World Bank said Wednesday that a land titling programme it funded in Cambodia has failed thousands of people living in central Phnom Penh. The bank’s mea culpa follows the government’s forced eviction of thousands of people from the area … Continue reading

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Cambodia’s Land Crisis via The Diplomat

Evictions from a Phnom Penh slum and a controversial World Bank project underscore the seriousness of Cambodia’s land disputes. To read the rest of the article from The Diplomat, click here.

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Botched World Bank Project Leads to Thousands of Evictions

The World Bank botched the handling of an ambitious multi-million-dollar land- titling project in Cambodia and has done little to protect thousands of people in a lakeside slum from eviction. That is the finding of the World Bank’s inspection panel, … Continue reading

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