After two decades, Lor Peang villagers continue to push for a resolution in their land dispute

Villagers from Lor Peang arrive at the Appeal Court in Phnom Penh, Picture taken October 20, 2021. CamboJA/ Pring Samrang

Late last month, 20 villagers from Lor Peang community traveled from Kampong Chhnang’s Kampong Tralach district to Phnom Penh to attend an Appeal Court hearing in a case that has dragged on for more than two decades. When they arrived, they learned the hearing would be delayed because one of the three judges is a relative of the company’s lawyer.