MEDIA RELEASE: International indigenous anti-dam activists join two year anniversary celebration of blockades in Malaysia

Press Release: SAVE Rivers, JOAS, BRIMAS, The Borneo Project, and Bruno Manser Fund 25 October 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE International indigenous anti-dam activists join two year anniversary celebration of blockades in Malaysia Indigenous resistance against the proposed Baram Dam receives international support for the celebration of the second year anniversary...

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Joint Statement: Human Rights Groups Demand Police Stop Intimidating Rightful Landowners of Baram

4 Nov. 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contacts: Peter Kallang, Chair, SAVE Rivers | Tel: +60-13-833-1104| Email: peterkallang@yahoo.com Sze Ning, Jaringan Orang Asal SeMalaysia | Tel: +60-12-606-1592 | Email: szening@gmail.com Serene Lim, SUARAM | Tel: +60-12-547-7989 | Email: monitoring@suaram.net Tanya Lee, International Rivers| Tel: +60-19-438-0539 |E-mail: tlee@internationalrivers.org Human Rights Groups...

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Penan Blockade Against Petronas Pipeline!

The Bruno Manser Fund has reported on developments in the Baram region of Sarawak, East Malaysia. Desperate Penan communities in Long Seridan have set up a blockade against the construction works of the Petronas Gas Pipe Line project, which has been encroaching into their water catchment area at Long Ludin and Long...

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Anwar Ibrahim States as Prime Minister He Will Shelve Controversial Plans for Mega-dams on the Baram River

MARUDI: Polls in Malaysia are due to be held before April 2013 when the current government’s five-year term will end.  The Malaysian opposition leader and potential future Prime Minister, Anwar Ibrahim, has recently made a public statement very significant to Sarawak’s indigenous peoples.  During a gathering at Marudi, a town on...

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