Land Dispute Representatives From Six Provinces Petition Gov’t

Representatives and villagers across six provinces, representing 27 different communities, gathered in Phnom Penh on Tuesday to advocate and petition the government for a resolution to their long-standing land disputes.

The villagers came from the provinces of Preah Sihanouk, Kampong Speu, Prey Veng, Tbong Khmum, Svay Rieng and Kandal. They filed petitions at the Ministry of Land Management and Ministry of Agriculture to find a quick resolution to their land disputes.

Representatives from Kampong Speu, additionally, petitioned the European Union Delegation in Phnom Penh in relation to their dispute with sugar tycoon Ly Yong Phat.

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