Evictions at Dey Krahorm in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

On 24 January 2009 the 7NG Construction company forcibly evicted 152 families from Dey Krahorm, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. 

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited 7NG to respond to the following articles about the eviction but it has not yet done so.  If we receive a response we will include it here. (Note: The first two articles do include some comments by 7NG Chairman Srey Sothea).

- “City, developer demolish Dey Krahorm homes,” Brendan Brady and Neth Pheaktra, Phnom Penh Post, 24 Jan 2009

- “Homes demolished in Cambodia Land Grab,” Radio Free Asia, 3 Feb 2009

- Statement: "The eviction of Dey Krohom residents: A setback for the rule of the law [PDF]," Cambodia Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, 28 Jan 2009

- Photographs: “Razing Dey Krahorm: The Death of a Village [PDF]," Cambodia Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, Jan 2009

- “Eviction of Dey Krahorm: Cambodia loses the battle to uphold the rule of law”, Intl. Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), 4 Feb 2009

- Humanitarian Crisis Facing Families Evicted from Cambodian Slum, LICADHO (Cambodia League for the Promotion & Defense of Human Rights), 24 Feb 2009

Additional material about the Dey Krahorm eviction:

- "Economic progress' in Cambodia compromises human rights", Peter Frankental, Economic Relations Director, Amnesty Intl. UK, in Daily Telegraph, 11 Feb 2009

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