More than 800 indigenous people in Mondulkiri province are seeking to oust the provincial governor, who is accused of violating the rights of the ethnic minority.
Rights groups say the government has failed to give compensation and prevent the victims of forced evictions from being dragged into poverty.
With help from other advocacy groups and nongovernmental organizations, the Prey Lang Community Network was officially formed in 2007.
The Prey Lang Community Network, which works to protect Cambodian forests, has been selected by UNDP for an Equator Prize, for outstanding community organizing.
Like other countries, Cambodia is preparing its own plan to contribute to the fight against climate change.
Currently, the government has undertaken a review of its land concession policy, reducing the lease period from 99 year to 50 years for some projects.
Officials in Kampot province are working to quell rumors that flooding there was intentionally caused by the opening of a hydropower dam upstream.
The first video featured is of a special ceremony in Areng Valley, an area in Southwest Cambodia considered one of the most rich and bio-diverse in the country.
The first video of “Cambodia UPROOTED” six video series by Kalyanee Mam featured is of a special ceremony in Areng Valley, an area in Southwest Cambodia considered one of the most rich and bio-diverse in the country.
Thirty-four more loggers remain in jail, with the Cambodian ministry continuing to work on their release.
UN agency releases report ahead of this week's 14th World Forestry Congress in Durban, South Africa
In a statement Thursday, the office of the provincial government said the demonstrations were an act of “anarchy,” conducted without permission.