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Topics: Land and housing rights and evictions

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  • Rehabilitation of Cambodia’s railways: Comparison of field data

    This report compares independently-gathered household data from four communities located along railroad tracks in Phnom Penh to data gathered by the Inter-Ministerial Resettleme...

  • Growing pains: Urbanisation and informal settlements in Cambodia's secondary cities

    This report takes a snapshot look at how urbanisation is impacting three of Cambodia's secondary cities – Sihanoukville, Battambang, and Siem Reap – and, in particular, their ur...

  • The compensation policies and market property price LS2 dam development project: Sesan District, Stung Treng

    This research reviews laws and policies and estimates just and fair compensation for the communities affected by the Lower Sesan 2 dam (LSS2). The research comprised desk resear...

  • Comments received from the Government of Cambodia on the report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia, Surya P. Subedi

    Royal Government of Cambodia's comments and response to the Special Rapporteur's report on the human rights situation in Cambodia. Distributed 17 September 2014.

  • Land rights and the rush for land findings of the global commercial pressures on land research project

    More than 40 organisations collaborated in this global research project through case studies, thematic studies, and regional overviews, from which the content and analysis ...

  • Land grabbing in Cambodia: Narratives, mechanisms, resistance

    Rural areas in Cambodia have been the target of large-scale land acquisitions since the late 1990s. As of March 2012, economic land concessions in Cambodia covered more than 2 m...

  • Land acquistion by non-local actors and consequences for local development: Impacts of economic land concessions on the livelihoods of indigenous communities in northeast provinces of Cambodia

    A study summarising existing information related to land issues and governance of indigenous communities, and assessing the impact of economic land concessions on indigenous com...

  • Dey Krahorm community land case explained

    This document aims to explain the land case involving the Dey Krahorm community in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. It was compiled as an advocacy and legal tool to support the families wh...

  • (15 February 2013) Report of the Special Rapporteur on adequate housing as a component of the right to an adequate standard of living, and on the right to non-discrimination in this context, Raquel Rolnik

    The Special Rapporteur on adequate housing as a component of the right to an adequate standard of living, Raquel Rolnik, undertook an official visit to the World Bank Group from...

  • Losing ground: Forced evictions and intimidation in Cambodia

    A book documenting stories of people affected by forced evictions in Cambodia. The personal stories show what is lost when a home is destroyed or livelihood disrupted; and how p...

  • Holding on: Security of tenure, types, policies, practices and challenges

    This review, prepared for the Special Rapporteur to Brazil, Raquel Rolnik, seeks to present a summary of the issues involved in addressing tenure security and insecurity. The re...

  • Boeung Tompun Lake: Future unknown? Five residents tell their stories

    This brief provides an update on the status of Phnom Penh’s Boeung Tompun lake since approval was granted for private development in 2009. The brief outlines the lake’s role in ...

  • Phnom Penh's communities under threat of eviction

    This document provides a comprehensive list of Phnom Penh settlements under formal or informal threat of eviction. Data are provided on stated reasons for eviction, location fea...

  • Policy for the poor? Phnom Penh, tenure security and Circular 03

    In May 2010, the Cambodian Government approved a circular on "resolution of temporary settlement on land which has been illegally occupied in the capital, municipal, and urban a...

  • Resettling Phnom Penh: 54 and counting?

    This report provides select findings of an extensive survey of relocation sites in and around Phnom Penh, conducted in 2011 and 2012. The aim of the report is to highlight some ...

  • A tale of two cities: Review of the development paradigm in Phnom Penh

    This report is a review of city’s development paradigm, including an examination of urban services and infrastructure, the regulatory framework, mobility networks, major stakeho...

  • Large-scale land grabbing in Cambodia: failure of international and national policies to secure the indigenous peoples' rights to access land and resources

    Indigenous communities in Cambodia are legally recognized and should thus have been protected by the Land Law and the Forestry Law, entitling them to communal land titles. A num...

  • Rights razed: forced evictions in Cambodia

    This report published in 2008, shows how, contrary to Cambodia’s obligations under international human rights law, those affected by evictions have had no opportunity for genuin...

  • United Nations commentary and guidelines on eviction and resettlement

    Evictions and resettlement processes have become major issues of concern in Cambodia, with serious consequences for the lives and well-being of individuals and communities. This...

  • (16 July 2012) Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia, Surya P. Subedi

    Twenty years after the Paris Peace Agreements, the Special Rapporteur takes stock of progress in Cambodia's human rights situation, with particular emphasis on land issues and l...

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