Interactive map shows scale and speed of Cambodia’s land-grabbing crisis

Interactive map shows scale and speed of Cambodia’s land-grabbing crisis – globalwitness.org, September 21, 2012
…Over 2.1 million hectares of land – roughly the total area of Wales – has been transferred mostly from subsistence farmers into the hands of industrial agriculture firms.
An estimated 400,000 people have been affected by land disputes since 2003, and government violence against land-grabbing victims is at an all-time high (the most shocking example coming when authorities shot dead a 14-year-old girl during an eviction)…

Also: Land grabbing by the rich in Cambodia decimating village life

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