A farmer works in a field in Cambodia. At least 3,000 people were displaced from their land after it was allocated to local subsidiaries of Mitr Phol for sugar plantations. Photo: EPA-EFEA farmer works in a field in Cambodia. At least 3,000 people were displaced from their land after it was allocated to local subsidiaries of Mitr Phol for sugar plantations. Photo: EPA-EFE
A farmer works in a field in Cambodia. At least 3,000 people were displaced from their land after it was allocated to local subsidiaries of Mitr Phol for sugar plantations. Photo: EPA-EFE

Cambodians, activists cheer Thai court’s move to allow lawsuit against Asia’s largest sugar firm

  • A Bangkok court ruled that about 3,000 Cambodians could proceed with a class-action suit against Mitr Phol, the world’s fourth-largest sugar producer
  • Farmers in Oddar Meanchey province are seeking compensation after the Cambodian government allocated land to the company for sugar plantations

Topic |   Cambodia
A farmer works in a field in Cambodia. At least 3,000 people were displaced from their land after it was allocated to local subsidiaries of Mitr Phol for sugar plantations. Photo: EPA-EFEA farmer works in a field in Cambodia. At least 3,000 people were displaced from their land after it was allocated to local subsidiaries of Mitr Phol for sugar plantations. Photo: EPA-EFE
A farmer works in a field in Cambodia. At least 3,000 people were displaced from their land after it was allocated to local subsidiaries of Mitr Phol for sugar plantations. Photo: EPA-EFE
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