Residents from Beoung Kok’s and Borey Kyla’s Communities gathered in front of Phnom Penh Municipality to demand a Solution for Land Dispute and the release of Community Activists
Posted On : December, 22, 2014 | By សំឡេងទីក្រុង
Approximately ten resident families from Beoung Kok and Borey Kyla communities went to Phnom Penh Municipality to demand for a solution towards the controversial land dispute.
On Monday 15th December 2014, from 8:30 am to 10:20 am, the 6 representatives of victims’ families (three from Beoung Kok and other three from Borey Kyla) were allowed to meet the administrative officer of Phnom Penh Municipality to discuss the solution for the land dispute and demand for the release of activists who are currently in prison.
After the meeting, Mrs. Hong Bunheng, a resident of Beoung Kok community, said that Phnom Penh Municipality would work on the solution for this land dispute in the near future by submitting it to the National Assembly. She further reported that they have not yet seen any solution from the National Assembly for the land dispute between Beoung Kok’s residents and Sokaku Company. She added that she and the other residents of Beoung Kok community are prepared to march in this or next week to the National Assembly in order to get a response from them for a suitable solution that preserves livelihoods and quality of life.
The representative of Borey Kyla, after a meeting with the officer from Phnom Penh Municipality, said that she demanded for a solution to the land dispute on building projects 9th and 10th between Borey Kyla and Phan Suy Sophan’s Ei Mech Company. Moreover, she also added that she wanted to regain buildings number 9 and 10 as the proximity to the market and school are beneficial to the community.
The gathering of Beoung Kok and Borey Kyla in front of the Phnom Penh Municipality on Monday 15thDecember 2014 ended at 11 am after the representatives of Beoung Kok and Borey Kyla had been allowed to meet the officer in Phnom Penh Municipality.