Families living in a commune flooded by the Lower Sesan II dam have set up a new village on their community forest without the permission of local authorities.
The last families refusing to relocate from near the Lower Sesan II dam accuse authorities of being unwilling to settle their case.
As journalists, we often go to press conferences or meetings or even sit in our newsroom, but today we had a different job to do and we knew it was going to be hard.
Families refusing to relocate from their homes near the Lower Sesan II dam say they will all leave if they can establish a new village.
Families refusing to relocate are considering asking the authorities to establish a new village.
For the people in Stung Treng province’s Sesan district, the battle to stay on their traditional land has been a long one, and it’s far from over.
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.
Almost 80 villagers who refuse to leave ancestral lands near the Lower Sesan II hydropower dam are facing floods again.
Hun Sen orders Stung Treng authorities and the firms behind the Lower Sesan II to prepare compensation for about 100 families.
Hun Sen lashes out at the NGO while speaking at the inauguration of the Lower Sesan II.
Hun Sen slams political analysts, arguing they should learn about the role of the Constitutional Council before giving advice.
Authorities and Mines and Energy attempt to compensate people to vacate their land.
Representatives of indigenous families affected by the Lower Sesan II gather to submit a petition to the Interior Ministry.
Stung Treng provincial hall refutes claims authorities blocked access to affected villages.