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Khon Kaen Sugar

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10 May 2013

Koh Kong sugar plantation lawsuits (re Cambodia)

In August 2006, the Cambodian Government granted economic concessions in Koh Kong Province to two Cambodian sugar companies (Koh Kong Plantation and Koh Kong Sugar Industry), both jointly owned by the Thai company Khon Kaen Sugar Industry, Taiwanese...

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17 April 2013

Cambodia: Tate & Lyle defends land deal

Author: Sugaronline.com [UK]

A U.K. firm being sued by 200 Cambodian farmers over the loss of their land to two sugar plantations has defended its business dealings, claiming that the affected families were dealt with legally and were properly compensated for the loss of their...

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12 April 2013

Cambodian farmers file UK lawsuit alleging Tate & Lyle bought sugar grown on illegally seized land

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28 February 2013

Thai Representative Meets With Koh Kong ‘Blood Sugar’ Families [Cambodia] Kuch Naren

Author: Kuch Naren, Cambodia Daily

Some 200 Koh Kong farmers locked in a long-running land dispute with two sugar plantations met Tuesday with a representative of the Thailand-based owners for the first time since the land dispute began in 2006. Khamrom Phochai, a…representative of...

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Company non-response
19 September 2012

Khon Kaen Sugar did not respond to: Clean Sugar Campaign issues rejoinder to Ve Wong's statement on alleged illegal land seizures.

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18 July 2012

"Cambodia Clean Sugar" campaign - company responses & non-responses

Author: compiled by Business and Human Rights Resource Centre

In June-July 2012, a group of affected communities and NGOs launched a campaign aiming to "stop the sugar industry from bleeding Cambodian farmers by taking their land". It stated that the sugarcane concessions "have led to the destruction of...

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Company non-response
18 July 2012

Khon Kaen Sugar did not respond to: NGO campaign says sugar companies benefitting from forced displacement, destruction of homes & crops, imprisonment of protesters - calls for restitution.

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25 June 2012

[PDF] Findings of the Subcommittee on Civil and Political Rights of the National Human Rights Commission of Thailand on the Koh Kong Sugar Cane Plantation case in Cambodia

Author: National Human Rights Commission of Thailand

The National Human Rights Commission of Thailand...received a complaint regarding alleged human rights violations in the Kho Kong sugar cane plantation in Cambodia...The complainants alleged that Thai company Khon Kaen Sugar...(KLS) [part of KSL Group...

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13 September 2011

Bittersweet Harvest: Thai sugar company on land grab in Cambodia?

Author: farmlandgrab.org

Cambodia's burgeoning sugar industry has appeared a sweet deal to both local and international investors of late. Allegations of land-grabbing and human rights abuses now dogging producers, however, have left many people souring on the sector.....

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