Evictees Met With Violence on Anniversary

Source: The Cambodia Daily

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Prampi Makara district security guards pull a woman down the stairs of an apartment building in Phnom Penh’s Borei Keila neighborhood, where evictees staged a protest to mark five years since they were kicked off their land. (Siv Channa/The Cambodia Daily)

Echoes of the violent eviction of hundreds of families from Phnom Penh’s Borei Keila community five years ago emanated on Tuesday from a protest held to mark the anniversary, as state security guards manhandled evictees who attempted to occupy a building on the site.

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