Confiscation of flooded forest lands hit thousands of locals along the Tonle Sap

A general view of the rice paddy fields on the Tonle Sap lake at Samraong Sen village in Kampong Chhnang province. Picture taken December 20, 2021. CamboJA/ Pring Samrang

“We do not oppose the government’s measure to protect the flooded forestland, but the government should allocate some land for people because we have farmed the land for a long time,” he said