Saturday, January 24, 2009

More evictions in Phnom Penh

Thats the way people in Phnom Penh are treated by the government, John is reporting:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/jinja_cambodia/tags/deykrahomeviction/

More information on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=69319195624

Excerpt:
LICADHO: Jan 24, 2:45 AM: in DK (Dey Krahom), about 60 mixed police have blocked the street and access in / out of DK, DK people are rallying.
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LICADHO: Both Roads have been closed. So far approximately 70 MP and one hundred breakers. MP on roof of building and close in group 78. Around twenty monitors and media on inside. Two and a half hours to sun rise. Pls send out update and put on face book eviction group.
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LICADHO: From colleagues who just arrived in DK site: there are about 250 mixed armed police incl riot police, two water trucks, more than 250 workers in blue & white shirts with sticks, hammers, axes and many transport trucks.
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BAB: Dey Krahom is being forcibly evicted right now. Please come if you can and pass this info on to everyone you know.

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