Protest leads to suspension of Buon commune residents eviction.
Prek Pnov district authorities in the capital yesterday handed a seven-day eviction notice to fish farmers and residents living around Boeng Tamok lake.
Moeun Kuon says she refuses to close her fish-breeding farm near the Boeng Samrong lake as she sits at her home in Prek Pnov district’s Samrong commune.
Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday defended the government’s stance on the eviction of people illegally living in heritage sites.
Thirty indigenous people representing 136 families gathered in front of two government ministries asking for intervention to stop local authorities attempting to push them off their land.