The Kompong Chhnang Provincial Court has summoned for questioning three villagers accused of torching in May a shed on disputed land granted to the wife of Mines and Energy Minister Suy Sem. The case is another example of courts resurrecting longstanding land disputes that had gone dormant around the time of July’s national election, local human rights group Adhoc said Wednesday. Chuop Chanthoeun, Ta Ches commune police chief in Kompong Tralach district, said Yoem Ngoeun, Phul San and Reach Seima have all been summoned to answer questions at the court tomorrow in their long-running dispute with KDC International,
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