Authorities in Mondolkiri province’s Pech Creada district on Wednesday set up roadblocks to prevent indigenous minority villagers from traveling to Sen Monorom City to attend a demonstration calling for an end to illegal logging, villagers and authorities said. Some 300 indigenous villagers had planned to attend the protest at Doh Kraomom hill in the provincial capital, according to Bunong activist and event organizer Blang Sin, but most were diverted by traffic police and local authorities who set up roadblocks on the outskirts of town. “Three communities from three separate communes were stopped and ordered by authorities to go
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