Protest in Kuala Lumpur Against Murum and Baram Dam

A peaceful protest against mega dam projects in Sarawak took place outside the Kuala Lumpur Parliament building yesterday morning. Protesters held signs against the Murum Dam and Baram Dam, asking the Malaysian government to respect indigenous demands for a fair settlement or stop construction of the dams altogether. Read more...

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Proposed Malaysia Dams Raise Transparency, Livelihood Fears

The International Hydropower Association (IHA) and the Sarawak government come under criticism from activists denouncing the development of 12 dams, for which the process has not been transparent regarding social and environmental concerns.  Read more from Thomson Reuters Foundation Read more about the Borneo Project’s Campaign to Stop the Dams in...

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Guidebook on Reclaiming Sarawak NCR Lands in Courts

Practical information is often necessary for communities resorting to the court process (Civil Litigation) to reclaim Native Customary Rights (NCR) Lands.  The below guidebook is SACCESS’s first attempt to better inform and prepare Native Customary Rights (NCR) landowners in Sarawak who want to use the Malaysian civil courts to seek declaration...

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BREAKING! Hydro Tasmania to Quit Sarawak Mega Dam

Sarawak Report has learned that campaigners can claim victory after statements yesterday by Hydro Tasmania boss, Roy Adair, pledging that the company is withdrawing from its guiding role over Taib’s mega-dam projects. Adair, who had till recently enthused over Hydro Tasmania’s partnership with Sarawak Energy’s program of up to 50...

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