Kampong Thom – Illegal Logging Standoff

October 16, 2013 | Posted in: News

On October 7, PLCN representatives Chum Yin and Sok Plouk from Srae Veal Khsach village, Sandan district, along with four CF representatives and a commune council member came upon two illegal loggers who they stopped and reported to FA officials. The two men said they had a letter permitting them to log the trees and the FA refused to prosecute them. On October 9, PLCN reported the incident to CCHR, LICADHO, as well as district officers requesting follow-up on the case.