Young Environmental Activist Attacked; Loggers Suspected

March 29, 2016 | Posted in: News

An environmental activist from the PLCN on patrol in the Prey Lang Forest in Kratie province was attacked with a machete as she slept on Sunday, just hours after she and her cohorts seized half a dozen chainsaws from a group of loggers pillaging a grove of valuable hardwood.

The activists believe that the attacker belongs to a group of illegal loggers. When the activists confiscated their chainsaws, they wanted revenge.

Read more in The Cambodian Daily