The Cambodian People Community joined together in mid-2007
in Cambodia with communities all over the country to set up a petition to solve the
Oddar Meanchey province villager who join the People Community campaign said
that he wanted to meet Hun Sen directly to report the truth about land-grabbing.
have heard the words of samdech prime minister, who has repeatedly mentioned in
order to warn those with power and companies that don’t respect the law and
exploit the people’s land," Sok Heng said, using a Khmer honorific.
"Samdech prime minister said asked that those powerful people and
companies give the land back to the people.”
Heng said they created this petition because many people, including land-grabbing
victims, wanted to inform Hun Sen about land-grabbing from businessmen and
have heard many times, so we initiated the idea to produce this petition in
order to send a message to samdech that his warning words don’t make those officials
stop their action," he said. "They still continue and harm people