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Cambodian Land Concessions Deepen Poverty, Report Says

Cambodian land concessions granted to companies last year affected nearly 80,000 people, displacing many of them and increasing poverty, the NGO Forum on Cambodia says in a new report. According to the "Statistical Analysis of Land Disputes," issued Tuesday, researchers examined records for all of 2014 and found land concessions accounted for a third of all clashes. Phnom Penh had the highest number, followed by eastern Ratanakkiri province. The researchers say the land...

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