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Rights Group: Constitutional Violation Root of Cambodia Land Disputes

Rights advocates in Cambodia allege government violations of the country's constitution are largely responsible for land disputes harming tens of thousands of families. Am Sam Ath, lead investigator for the rights group Licadho, said the constitution provides for the right to land ownership for Cambodian citizens, but that is not happening, either. “We’ve seen that some citizens suffered from evictions, and others are arrested or imprisoned,” he said. Over 170,000 families...

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