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BMF Press Release: Malaysian lawyers slam Sarawak dam resettlements

August 31, 2014 by Amanda Stephenson

BRUNO MANSER FUND, BASEL / SWITZERLAND 07 August 2014 – for immediate release Malaysian lawyers slam Sarawak dam resettlements The Malaysian Bar Council finds a series of basic rights violated at the resettlement sites of the Murum Dam and attests Sarawak Energy a lack of interest in the resettled people. (KUALA LUMPUR / MURUM, MALAYSIA)…

 
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SAVE Rivers Press Release: Baram Community Members Testify at Launch of Human Rights Fact-Finding Report

August 19, 2014 by Amanda Stephenson

Date: 18th August 2014 Baram Community Members Testify at Launch of Human Rights Fact-Finding Report Kuala Lumpur: A blockade to resist a hydroelectric dam in Baram in the Malaysian state of Sarawak marks its 300th days today on Monday 18th August 2014. As an event for the occasion, a group of villagers from around the…

 
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Borneo mega-dams risk indigenous 'ethnocide'

July 1, 2014 by Jettie Word

Massive dams in Sarawak, Malaysia, threaten to flood over 2,000 square kilometers of the world’s oldest rainforests, displace 10,000s of indigenous people, and aggravate climate change, writes Amanda Stephenson – all to generate electricity that no one wants.     Sarawak, Malaysia, is located on the island of Borneo, the third largest island in the…