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Siem reap evictions to begin this week

Authorities in Siem Reap are to commence relocating hundreds of families from their homes on the banks of the Siem Reap River after January 7, officials confirmed Monday. In a bid to “beautify” the city, 339 families will be forced to move from their homes after January 7, the anniversary of the Pol Pot regime’s defeat. Long-time residents such as Heang Sophal harbours concerns over the pending move away from the city. “We are used to living in the city,” he said.



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