Forty-two families from Preah Vihear province’s Chheb district on Sunday held a demonstration to protest their pending eviction in favor of a Chinese company that plans to establish a sugarcane plantation on the land the families have occupied for almost three years. Local authorities have told the families living in M’lou Prey I commune that they have one week to move off the land that they are occupying illegally, according to Lim Sokhim, 44, who moved from Kompong Cham to Chheb district in 2011. “The Chinese firm came along with a translator and one military police officer with
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