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Preah Vihear villagers lodge NGO complaint

Preah Vihear villagers lodge NGO complaint

SIX representatives of more than 100 families from Kantuot commune in Preah Vihear province’s Choam Ksan district have filed complaints to the interior and defence ministries, requesting an intervention into an ongoing land dispute with an NGO accused of clearing farmland and using intimidation and violence against the residents. Hun Daren, a village representative, said the six travelled to Phnom Penh on Monday to file complaints about the Drug and AIDS Research and Prevention Organisation. Pen Loem, the director of DARPO and a one-star general with the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces, could not be reached for comment.

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