Koh Kong Police Block Mother Nature Environmental Campaign

Eighteen environmental activists from the Mother Nature Movement were prevented from completing a bicycle campaign to highlight environmental concerns at a protected Koh Kong Krav island in Koh Kong province.

Activists from Mother Nation Movement, which was previously a registered NGO, started their bicycle campaign from Koh Kong town to Phnom Penh on Tuesday but were stopped and prevented from proceeding any further by local authorities on Wednesday, around 60 kilometers from Koh Kong town.

In a video posted on Facebook, the police can be seen snatching the bicycles from the activists and loading it onto a flatbed truck, with an unidentified official telling the group that they needed permission for the activity.

In full: https://www.voacambodia.com/a/koh-kong-police-block-mother-nature-environmental-campaign/5447613.html

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