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High price of land, the deadly eviction of Kbal Spean

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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Field Value
Document type Advocacy and promotional materials
Language of document
  • English
  • Land
  • Land and housing rights and evictions
  • Land tenure and land titling
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Cambodia
Copyright To be determined
Version / Edition 1.0
License unspecified
Author (corporate) Cambodian Human Rights Action Committee (CHRAC)
Publication place Phnom Penh,
Publisher CHRAC
Publication date 2005
Pagination 17 p.
Date uploaded June 14, 2015, 22:02 (UTC)
Date modified January 27, 2016, 14:21 (UTC)