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Article

21 Mar 2004

Author:
Blake D. Ratner, in Human Rights Dialogue

Environmental Rights as A Matter of Survival: For Cambodia’s fishing communities, whose livelihoods depend on access to fishing grounds, human rights and the environment are “related in every way.”

Working on behalf of the poor to secure access to fishing grounds, to protect them from the abuses of fishing lot owners and their armed guards, and to have their grievances heard before local authorities and the courts has now become his [Ning Savat's] daily battle.

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