Roadside families protest at City Hall

Nearly 100 residents living along a stretch of land running from a railway in Boeung Kak to National Road 5 have gathered again outside City Hall to demand information about the development of a new road threatening to destroy their homes. Their protest came as bulldozers moved in to clear the way for construction. The residents are from six communities in Phnom Penh’s Daun Penh and Russey Keo district; Kroal Kor, Chivit Thmey, Mitapheap, Plov Rot Plerng, Toul Sangke A, Toul Sangke B and Toul Sangke C. In December, City Hall said the new road would “expand the traffic system in Phnom Penh”.

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