High price of land, the deadly eviction of Kbal Spean | Land Portal | Securing Land Rights Through Open Data

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December 2005
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17 p.

This case study discusses the mass eviction that took place on 21 March 2005 in Kbal Spean village, near the Thai-Cambodian border at Poipet. The eviction resulted in deaths and injuries and the temporary detention of a large number of villagers. Journalists and staff of various Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) witnessed the eviction, and the case was heavily reported in the media. The extent of the violence and injuries shocked the public.

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