Cambodia News: Boeung Kak

City Hall vows not to evict canal residents - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

City Hall vows not to evict canal residents
Khmer Times
It's already happened in Borei Keila, Boeung Kak and other places where the figures keep changing from what we first recorded,” he explained. The upgrading of the canals was long overdue, Mr Socheatvong said, because most canals in the city overflow ...

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28 May 2017 | 4:05 pm

Amid Threats, Black Monday Campaign 'Will Not Restart' Ahead of Local Election - VOA Khmer (English)


VOA Khmer (English)

Amid Threats, Black Monday Campaign 'Will Not Restart' Ahead of Local Election
VOA Khmer (English)
Black Monday campaigners protest in Boeung Kak community, Phnom Penh, Cambodia, January 23, 2017. (Hul Reaksmey/VOA Khmer. Share. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Email to a Friend. Print. The Black Monday Campaign was created to ...

26 May 2017 | 1:04 pm

Families ask ministry to handle land disputes - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Families ask ministry to handle land disputes
Khmer Times
Sao Phan, 68, also part of the group from the Boeung Kak lake land dispute, said authorities should provide them with additional compensation after they were forced to leave their homes to live in Borey Santepheap, where their homes have been flooded ...

25 May 2017 | 12:06 pm

Spotlight thrown on Battambang vote thanks to case against CNRP candidate - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Spotlight thrown on Battambang vote thanks to case against CNRP candidate
The Phnom Penh Post
The dispute seems to have taken on outsize proportions, however. The presence of Phnom Penh protest regulars and Boeung Kak residents Nget Khun and Luon Sovath – who is also a monk – and CNRP Deputy President Mu Sochua lent yesterday's show ...

23 May 2017 | 6:57 pm

Private prison breaks ground - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Private prison breaks ground
The Phnom Penh Post
Boeung Kak activist Chan Puthisak, who was jailed during the violent crackdown of protests at Veng Sreng Boulevard, said Prey Sar already afforded the rich and business tycoons special treatment, with poorer inmates having to fend for basics like food.

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9 May 2017 | 6:36 pm

Boeung Kak lake dispute 'closed' - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Boeung Kak lake dispute 'closed'
The Phnom Penh Post
Phnom Penh City Hall yesterday washed its hands of the decadelong contentious Boeung Kak lake issue, saying it was closing its conflict resolution process, leaving seven families who had refused to accept the government's offers in the lurch. Following ...

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27 Apr 2017 | 7:24 pm

Boeung Kak rally: Eight held in capital over WB protest - The Phnom Penh Post


Boeung Kak rally: Eight held in capital over WB protest
The Phnom Penh Post
Daun Penh district security guards briefly arrested eight women outside World Bank headquarters yesterday morning during a peaceful demonstration for Phnom Penh's Boeung Kak community. According to Boeung Kak land activist Sie Naret, the women ...

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26 Apr 2017 | 8:55 pm

Boeung Kak representatives meet with World Bank - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Boeung Kak representatives meet with World Bank
The Phnom Penh Post
Five Boeung Kak community representatives yesterday met with World Bank officials to seek their help in securing more compensation and assistance in helping resolve the community's chronic land disputes. Im Sreytouch, one of the five representatives ...

1 Mar 2017 | 7:43 pm

Vanny, Boeung Kak activists see sentences upheld - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Vanny, Boeung Kak activists see sentences upheld
The Phnom Penh Post
The Appeal Court yesterday upheld a municipal court decision to sentence prominent land activist Tep Vanny and three others to six months in prison in relation to a five-year-old protest that turned violent outside Phnom Penh's City Hall. Vanny, Heng ...
Cambodia: Sentencing of land rights defender Ms. Tep VannyOMCT World Organisation Against Torture
Activists' appeal struck downKhmer Times

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27 Feb 2017 | 8:28 pm

Boeung Kak: A Disastrous Decade - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Boeung Kak: A Disastrous Decade
The Phnom Penh Post
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 ...

2 Feb 2017 | 6:27 pm