CAMBODIA LEADER SAYS WORK ON MEGA-DAM WILL NOT START UNTIL AT LEAST 2018

ON MONDAY, PRIME MINISTER HUN SEN PUBLICLY APPEALED TO GONZALEZ-DAVIDSON TO LEAVE THE COUNTRY AND HE WAS DEPORTED MONDAY EVENING.

HUN SEN ATTEMPTS TO STOP OPPOSITION TO DAM IN ARENG VALLEY, A DAY AFTER CAMBODIA DEPORTED SPANISH ACTIVIST ALEX GONZALEZ-DAVIDSON

Without naming the activist, Hun Sen said Tuesday that foreigners should not give advice to Cambodia on forest conservation or the construction of dams.
Gonzalez-Davidson was a co-founder of non-governmental group called Mother Nature, which has vocally opposed construction of the hydropower dam in southwestern Cambodia's Koh Kong province.
On Monday, prime minister Hun Sen publicly appealed to Gonzalez-Davidson to leave the country and he was deported Monday evening.

Construction of a massive dam in southwestern Cambodia will not start until at least 2018, prime minister Hun Sen said on Tuesday, in an apparent effort to stop heavy opposition to the project which has focused criticism on...

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