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Villagers living along the 94 canal in Kandok commune, Kandal province gather to hold a conference at their community to express fears of eviction linked to plans for a new airport, on February 7, 2023. (CamboJA/Pring Samrang)

Kandal Families Slated for Eviction from Airport Site Renew Requests for Land Titles

Hundreds of families living along both sides of the so-called “94 canal” and facing relocation to make way for a new airport in Kandal province called for authorities to give them land titles, on-site development and an end to intimidation, during a public forum in Kandok commune’s Ampov Prey village in Kandal Stung district on Tuesday. The meeting was closely monitored by authorities.