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Cambodia Quest for Land Dey Krohom
On January 24th 2009, at 6:00am, some 200 policemen and 600 workers hired by 7NG company and backed up with bulldozers and fire trucks, brutally evicted the last 100 families remaining at Dey Krohom after a 3-year long land conflict. Over 1000 families were living on the land since more than 10 years in slum-like conditions. The land was granted as a concession to the 7NG company by the government in 2006 and is located in an area which has gained incredible value due to the development of Phnom Penh over the last five years.
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