National Conference on Indigenous Land Rights

Miri – Malaysian indigenous communities gathered in Miri, Sarawak for a one day conference and workshop. The objective of the event is to start collaboration among indigenous communities in the three regions in overcoming the challenges they are facing relating to their native customary lands. The event was organised by...

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Land Rights Returned to Baram Residents!

For Immediate Release Date: 21st March 2016 Subject: Surprise change of events for Baram Dam Miri 21st March 2016. The struggle by the Baram villagers in resisting the proposed Baram dam has finally paid off. The gazette extinguishing the native rights of ownership for the land earmarked for the dam...

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JOAS to map Orang Asal Traditional Lands and Territories

  JARINGAN ORANG ASAL SEMALAYSIA  Indigenous Peoples’ Network of Malaysia P.O. Box 511 • 89507 Penampang, Sabah, Malaysia Tel/Fax: +6088 726413 | joasmalaysia@gmail.com | www.joasmalaysia.org     JOAS to map Orang Asal Traditional Lands and Territories Media Contact: Jannie Lasimbang, Secretary General, Jaringan Orang Asal Se Malaysia (JOAS) Ph: +6010 931...

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Indigenous Land Rights Vital to Climate Change Solutions

Malaysiakini’s article highlights the importance of government respect for indigenous land rights, particularly due to the impact of development on the Earth’s climate. Indigenous peoples in Malaysia have a longstanding history of sustainable land management, as their traditional livelihoods depend on the health of their natural environments. Before implementing laws for sustainable development...

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Sarawak’s Land Grab Laws Must Go!

Now that Taib is no longer Chief Minister of Sarawak, the state needs to get rid of his unconstitutional land grab laws. Read more below about how Taib unconstitutionally took land from the indigenous people of Sarawak and how he treated them when they protested. Read more at Sarawak Report....

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