Published On: Mon, Feb 15th, 2021

Forest defenders under fire in Cambodia

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Authorities in charge of protecting the massive Prey Lang forest in Northern Cambodia are intent on harassing environmental activists rather than nabbing illegal loggers. Mary Menton and Justine Taylor report.

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Ouch Leng in Prey Lang Forest, pictured in February 2021, protecting resin trees prior to his arrest.
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Authorities in charge of protecting the massive Prey Lang forest in Northern Cambodia are intent on harassing environmental activists rather than nabbing illegal loggers. Mary Menton and Justine Taylor report.

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