Land Evictees Left Waiting as EU Plan Stalls

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More than a year after a comprehensive plan was crafted to audit the claims of thousands of families that lost their land to Cambodian sugar companies, the government has still failed to sign off on the proposal, the E.U. confirmed on Friday.

Reacting to bad publicity caused by low tariffs for Cambodian “blood sugar,” or crops sourced from companies accused of human rights abuses, the E.U. set up an inter-ministerial working group in 2014 headed by the Commerce Ministry to develop a comprehensive plan for evictees across four provinces.

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