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In Brief: Boeung Kak lawyer seeks injunction

In Brief: Boeung Kak lawyer seeks injunction

Choung Choungy, a lawyer representing Boeung Kak villagers, filed for an injunction to stop the filling of the lake at the Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Tuesday. The application, stating that around 4,252 families will be affected by the development, bore the thumbprints of 13 Boeung Kak representatives. The lawyer added that he has not yet filed the case insisting on fair compensation for Boeung Kak residents with the court due to the high government tax required under the civil procedure code.

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