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Lor Peang community were blocked and beaten by police forces

Lor Peang community were blocked and beaten by police forces

On August 13th 2014, around 60 residents from Lor Peang community, Kompong Chhnang province, marched from their village to Phnom Penh in order to submit their petition and complaint to the National Assembly, as well as official buildings, regarding the forced eviction they are suffering.

n the way they were blocked and beaten by police forces, leaving 6 women unconscious. Despite this violence they continued their journey and were assisted by the land communities of Phnom Penh as well as monks in order to go through the several blockages organized by the Authorities on the road.

At around 5pm they arrived finally in Boeung Kak area where they will rest before undertaking further marches to the Assembly and embassies.

 



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