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