Anti-dam activists in Kuching are fundraising to provide supplies to those protesting the impoundment of the Murum Dam in Sarawak, Malaysia. The Penan protestors made it clear this weekend that they have no plans of ending the blockade until their demands are met by Sarawak Energy Berhad. Read more...
Despite ongoing protests and a human blockade by a group of over 100 indigenous Penan, the Sarawak Energy Berhad has confirmed that flooding has begun at the site of the Murum hydroelectric dam in Sarawak, Malaysia. Read more from Malaysiakini on Yahoo! News Malaysia Read a history of the Penans’ struggle with dam builders...
A group of indigenous Penan has resumed protest against the construction of the Murum hydroelectric dam, claiming that the government has not met demands for fair compensation. Acceptable reparation would include enough land to be self-sufficient through farming, a share of the dam’s profits, and full redress for land lost,...
Nearly one hundred Penan families have been relocated to a “modern” village to make way for a hydroelectric dam project in Sarawak, Malaysia. Read more from Free Malaysia Today Read more about hydroelectric dams in Sarawak then join the conversation on Facebook Native communities affected by the Murum hydroelectric project...
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