Accessibility links

Opposition Leader Appeals to Hun Sen for 'Sparrow's Nest' Displaced


Opposition leader Sam Rainsy has appealed to Prime Minister Hun Sen to aid the 1,500 families evicted by a recent development project in Phnom Penh.

The families were kicked out of the 'Sparrow's Nest' neighborhood, a tangle of shanties and makeshift homes along the Tonle Sap River in Phnom Penh, and removed to a remote site outside the capital, far from work, clean water and schools.

Phnom Penh authorities said Sam Rainsy was circumventing them for political gain by going to the prime minister.

XS
SM
MD
LG