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Borei Keila

When the Phanimex corporation intially evicted residents, they dismantled the safety railings on the apartment stairwells in an attempt to encourage squatters to leave. The community of Borei Keila in Phnom Penh was once home to hundreds of families before land developer Phanimex bought the property rights to the area and forcefully evicted the residents who refused to accept their compensation package. Those who remained were forced to squat in the remains of the buildings, living in slum-like conditions and without access to plumbing or public electiricity.

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Borei Keila
When the Phanimex corporation intially evicted residents, they dismantled the safety railings on the apartment stairwells in an attempt to encourage squatters to leave. The community of Borei Keila in Phnom Penh was once home to hundreds of families before land developer Phanimex bought the property rights to the area and forcefully evicted the residents who refused to accept their compensation package. Those who remained were forced to squat in the remains of the buildings, living in slum-like conditions and without access to plumbing or public electiricity.