Families affected by former sugar concession face re-eviction

Residents who have had their homes demolished by the authorities build temporary shelters in 2009. Supplied

Oddar Meanchey authorities are suing ten families who, after being evicted to make way for a Thai sugarcane plantation more than a decade ago, have begun farming on their former land again.

Cambodian farmers hurt by Thai sugar company sue for Coca-Cola to release information

Oddar Meanchey provincial authorities set fire to people's houses on October 9, 2009 at O'Bat Moan point, Boss village, Kounkriel commune, Samraong district to make way for a Mitr Phol sugar plantation. Supplied

Cambodian farmers violently evicted more than a decade ago filed a petition in a US court this week to compel Coca-Cola to turn over evidence as part of an ongoing case against Thai sugar giant, Mitr Phol Sugar co.