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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Norwegian energy manager offends Sarawak natives in dam row

Torstein Dale Siøtveit, the Norwegian CEO of Sarawak Energy, a state-owned electricity supplier in Malaysian Borneo, defended the planned 1,200 MW Baram dam against opposition from Sarawak’s Save Rivers Network, a coalition of eight indigenous organizations. The hydro power project would displace 20,000 Borneo natives from their traditional lands in...

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