Banteay Srei Residents Defy Apsara Authority’s Offer to Claim Their Land

Villagers from Banteay Srei district protested outside the Siem Reap Provincial Hall on Monday asking for a fair resolution to a land dispute they an entangled in since 2005 with the Apsara National Authority. CamboJA/ Panha Chhorpoan

Around 20 families are refusing to accept a deal from Apsara Authority to move to smaller plots of land in Siem Reap province’s Banteay Srei district, with the Angkor park management threatening to sue them in two weeks.