Hun Sen urges resolution for land disputes in Monday address, warns analysts for Paris Peace Agreement commentary

Villagers demonstrate in front of police barricades where authorities had blocked a road leading to the villagers' farmland. The disputed land is being cleared as part of the site of the planned mega-airport project in the Kandal Stung district of Kandal province. Picture taken September 12, 2021. CamboJA/ Panha Chhorpoan

As Prime Minister Hun Sen urged out-of-court settlements for land disputes during a Monday address on the grounds of the Ministry of Land Management, a crowd of about 100 families waited outside hoping to beseech the country’s top leader for help in disputes of their own.