Land Rights

CCHR: 5 short movies to raise awareness on Cambodia’s land rights crisis

On Wednesday 17 December 2014 late afternoon, the Cambodian Center for Human Rights (CCHR) launched its new project before an assembly of around 80 people including  the EU representative, Virginie Lafleur Tighe, members of the city hall and the national assembly, members of the civil society, and representatives of the communities affected by the land crisis (including the five community leaders interviewed in the movies). This project  is part of CCHR Land Reform Project and consists of a series of community profiles highlighting Cambodia’s land rights crisis. It consists -for now- of a series of 5 short movies screening communities struggling with a land issue -the objective being 30 by 2017. The films tell different stories of harassment, intimidation and attacks, in attempts to chase ...