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29 December 2018

Cambodia: CCHR's report shows impacts of land economic concession on communities and lack of law enforcement to safeguard land rights in three provinces

Author: Chheng Niem, The Phnom Penh Post

"Land dispute under spotlight", 25 December 2018...

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2 April 2018

Cambodian farmers file lawsuit in Thailand against sugar producer Mitr Phol over alleged land grabbing

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26 September 2017

Thai National Human Rights Commission & agencies overseeing outward investment urge Thai companies to respect human rights in countries where they operate

Author: Pratch Rujivanarom, Nation (Thailand)

Agencies that oversee direct investment in other countries met with the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to report on their progress relating to Cabinet resolutions issued on May 16, 2016 and May 2, 2017, which called for Thai foreign investors...

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25 July 2016

FIDH says legal & institutional reforms needed to address growing conflicts over land in ASEAN countries

Author: Ron Corben, VOA Cambodia

"Human Rights Body Calls for ASEAN Land Reforms", 22 July 2016...

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9 May 2016

Cambodia: NGOs oppose Mitr Phol’s re-admission to sugar industry group Bonsucro citing failure to address rights abuses; Mitr Phol & Bonsucro respond

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7 May 2016

Mitr Phol response

Author: Mitr Phol

…In 2014, following considerable investment, both in recognition of the increasing expressed public concerns about economic land concession acquisition processes in Cambodia, and in recognition of the challenges of taking the operation to a scale,...

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17 August 2015
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Author: Lauren Crothers, Equal Times (Belgique)

« Au Cambodge, la route vers une industrie sucrière plus propre reste jonchée d'obstacles », 14 août 2015...

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17 February 2015

Cambodia: “Little to nothing has changed,” say villagers affected by Coca-Cola supplier’s alleged land rights abuses – includes companies’ comments

Author: Zsombor Peter & Aun Pheap, Cambodia Daily

“No Relief for Evictees One Year on From Coca-Cola Visit”, 14 February 2015...

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16 September 2014

Cambodia: NGO condemns overnight detention of its researchers following visit to families evicted by a sugar company

Author: Zsombor Peter & Mech Dara, Cambodia Daily

“Researchers Detained After Visit to Resettlement Community”, 11 September 2014...

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25 August 2014

Cambodia: Phnom Penh Sugar accuses NGO of causing “irreparable damage” to Senator’s/owner’s reputation; NGOs stand by claims of Senator’s links to rights abuses

On 18 August 2014, Phnom Penh Sugar took out advertisements in major Cambodian dailies saying that accusations made against its owner Senator Ly Yong Phat with regard to activities in Koh Kong and Oddar Meanchey are “irresponsible and without...

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