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Airport families insist land is theirs

Airport families insist land is theirs

Families facing eviction who live near Phnom Penh International Airport have rejected claims that they are living illegally on state property. The rebuttals were made at a Friday meeting between city officials and representatives of the more than 100 affected families living in Dangkor district’s Choam Chao commune, said Uth Teng Sakhorn, a family representative. The families face a December 11 eviction deadline. The city plans to convert the disputed area into a public park.

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