Thursday, March 8, 2007

Cambodia from the Economist

Invasion of the land-grabbers

Small farmers lose their livelihoods to corrupt officials

ONE day in December, 70-year-old Doung Moeurn and her neighbours arrived to work on their rice paddies to find soldiers putting up a barbed-wire fence around them. As in China, across Cambodia growing numbers of small farmers and slum-dwellers have fallen victim to land-grabbing.

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