Petitioners offer flip side of Kampong Speu land dispute story

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Less than 24 hours after a petition claiming the issue was resolved was submitted to the EU Embassy, nearly 300 Kampong Speu families locked in a six-year land dispute with ruling party Senator Ly Yong Phat delivered one of their own to the Ministry of Land Management on Friday.

More than 1,500 families were displaced in 2010 when the senator was granted two economic land concessions to establish plantations for his Phnom Penh Sugar Company.

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