Activists Claim Chinese Investment Fueling Land Disputes in Cambodia

Phnom Penh – Cambodian land rights activists have accused Chinese investors of fueling land disputes through unscrupulous land acquisition and development.

The advocates made the comments during a two-day meeting in Phnom Penh earlier this month.

Yu Veasna, a land rights activist from Sihanoukville, said Chinese investors in the area had encroached on the Prek Toub lake in the town, which was the main water source for the local community.

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