May 2017 Updates

Protests Against Use of Sarawak Timber in Tokyo Olympics: Indigenous groups in Miri and Kuala Lumpur held protests in front of the Japanese Embassy and the offices of timber giant Shin Yang regarding the use of unsustainable Sarawak timber for construction of the stadium for the Tokyo Olympics.  On the same day we handed over 140,000 petition signatures...

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Recent Flooding Might Motivate Govt To Monitor Logging

Malaysian Parliament Member, Tengku Razaleigh, addresses Kelantan’s massive floods. Razaleigh “does not dismiss” the possibility that the uncontrolled land clearing could have added to the severity of the floods and suggests authorities better monitor the area’s logging. Continue reading about the devastating floods on Eco-Business, where they suggest replanting eight...

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Orang Asli organize their first land blockades on the peninsula

News from MalaysiaKini shows that 300 Orag Asli have organized two land blockades in the Gua Musang area of Kelantan for their first time. For more information on Indigenous Land Protection, please visit: http://borneoproject.org/our-work/ongoing-campaigns/indigenous-land-protection. *********** http://www.malaysiakini.com/news/185680 Kuek Ser Kuang Keng5:18PM Jan 4, 2012 The struggle to safeguard ancestral lands of...

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