Malaysia Rejects Indigenous Rights at the UN

The recent suggestion by the United Nations that the UN Special Rapporteur on Indigenous Rights should be allowed to visit the county in order to evaluate the treatment of the indigenous Orang Ulu has been rejected by the Malaysian government. Read more below to find out what other recommendations Malaysia...

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Mega-Dams Create Economic Disaster Says Top Study

A recent study by Oxford University has found that mega-dams, like those that are being built and planned in Borneo right now, do not only negatively impact the environment and human rights but they are also almost always economically disastrous for the countries involved. Read more below to find out...

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Taib: When the Devil Wins

For over 30 years, Taib Mahmud has been a political figure in Malaysia. During this time, he has been the recipient of numerous corruption, human rights abuse, and environmental abuse allegations.  Despite several protests from people around the world,  Taib was sworn in as Sarawak’s Governor earlier this week. Read more...

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Bakun Turbines Running At Just 50% Capacity

As the Barum Dam blockade marked its 100th day, reports came out that the dam was only working at half of its capacity. This revelation raises the question: Why is there a need for TWELVE other dams if this one is only generating half the energy officials claimed? Read more...

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UN Raps Malaysia on Palm Oil Abuses, Risks

After a visit to Malaysia, a UN official has said that the country must ensure that growth is not achieved through exploitation of vulnerable groups of people or the environment. Read more below to find out his recommendations for what Malaysia needs to do as it moves towards becoming a...

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