Stemming the tide of inequality
Sunday, 05 April 2009 , Written by « ADHOC »   

Executive Summary

 Strategic position. ADHOC has been a key partner to Oxfam Novib. It is known as one of Cambodia’s most courageous, competent human rights organisations. Its coverage -offices in all 23 provinces and 352 volunteer activists reaching out to all districts- is unique in the country. ADHOC is said to be “close to the people” and recognised as a deterrent force against human rights abuses. The women and men working for ADHOC are appreciated as interlocutors by officials at various levels, across the political spectrum.

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Shooting injured people in land dispute at Chikreng District, Siem Reap Province
Tuesday, 31 March 2009 , Written by « Ny Chakrya »   
 The land conflict at Suong canal 78 located in Trapeantros village, Anlong Samnor commune, Chikreng district, Siem Reap province over 92 hectares between 175 families of Chikreng villagers against land businessmen of 42 families are backed by district and provincial authority, that has been taken place since 2005 until now still unresolved and not yet provided fair resolution and justice to poor people.

The continual conflict has been emerging twice serious violence in which there was a violent protest during 17 days and there was a quarrel for rice between deal parties. The armed forces were deployed to prevented 175 families’ party from accessing the land and shot at least 3 people injured seriously and totally 46 people were arrested in which 34 people were released, 3 were on bail and 9 are still imprisoned.

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Without Land or Livelihood
Monday, 30 March 2009 , Written by « narmada »   


In August 2004, the National Campaign for People’s Right to Information constituted an independent people’s commission to investigate the present situation of displacement, resettlement, relief and rehabilitation, in the villages and towns affected and submerged as a result of the Indira Sagar Pariyojana multipurpose project (alternatively, the Narmada Sagar Dam) in western India, and those that are due to submerge in the future.

The two person commission (henceforth referred to as ‘People’s Commission’ or ‘Commission’) was convened by Naresh C. Saxena, Member of the National Advisory Council of the Government of India and former Secretary of the Planning Commission of India, and is comprised of Angana P. Chatterji, Associate Professor of Social and Cultural Anthropology, California Institute of Integral Studies, and Harsh Mander, Member, National Campaign for People’s Right to Information and Right to Food Campaign.

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