State-backed land grabs affect half million Cambodians – rights group

By Thin Lei Win | Tue, 1 Apr 2014 12:34 PM
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BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Half a million Cambodians have been evicted from their land since 2000 or risk eviction because the government’s failure to create legal land titles enables it to expel smallholders and lease swathes of land to well-connected companies, the human rights group LICADHO said on Tuesday.

In the first three months of 2014 alone, government land seizures ...

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