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Villagers from Daun Ov community, Choeung-Ek commune, Dangkor district gather in front of the Phnom Penh City Hall to ask for their land titles on May 6, 2024. (CamboJA/Pring Samrang)

Eighty Choeung Ek Commune Residents Compel Phnom Penh City Hall Again For Land Titles

About 80 Daun Ov community residents living in Choeung Ek commune, Dangkor district gathered in front of the Phnom Penh City Hall again to submit a petition requesting land titles, as they are being threatened by a company which has been pouring sand into a lake near their homes since 2020. The villagers, who were at the City Hall on Monday, represented 101 families.
Workers attempt to build a fence which will block the access from the houses of Ampov Prey community in Kandork commune to the road, March 19, 2024. (CamboJA/Pring Samrang)

Ampov Prey Residents Protest Against New Phnom Penh Airport Project For Erecting Poles Again

Residents of Ampov Prey community in Kandork commune, Kandal Stung district, once again protested against the work carried out by the new $1.5 billion Phnom Penh International Airport company on Tuesday. At the site, workers were attempting to erect pillars to build a fence after they filled the so-called 94 canal earlier this year. Some of the soil also ended up inside people’s houses.