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A community under threat of eviction along railroad tracks in Boeng Kak II commune, Tuol Kork district in Phnom Penh on October 3, 2022. CamboJA/ Pring Samrang

On World Habitat Day, Civil Society Organizations Urge Fair Treatment of Displaced Families

Eighteen civil society organizations called for fair compensation and solutions for communities caught in the Kingdom’s long running development-related land disputes in a joint-statement on October 3, marking World Habitat Day and the right to housing. They also urged authorities to drop charges against villagers scheduled to head to trial on October 6 for protesting their evictions from the site of Phnom Penh’s new airport.