Lakeside families in Russei Keo challenge their evictions during COVID-19 crisis

Russei Keo district authorities demolished homes on August 19 in the lake area Boeung Chhouk community. Photo originally posted by rights group Sahmakun Teang Tnaut.

In a move decried by rights groups and local residents, this month officials in northern Phnom Penh are moving ahead with the forcible eviction of small communities living in a lake area being filled for new development.