Sarawak’s RM559Million ‘Schools For Votes’ Scandal

A deliberate vote-buying scheme in Sarawak which was approved by the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Najib Razak, and the Deputy Prime Minister and Education Minister, Muhyiddin Yassinhas, been recently uncovered by Sarawak Report. Read more below to find out who else was involved in this scandal, what they did, and...

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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 Plans To Commission A Better Reputation

Taib was sworn in as Governor of Sarawak earlier this week and now he is worrying about his global reputation. In a speech, Taib said that his reputation was tarnished because of  “malicious attacks” by non-governmental organizations (NGOs) over issues like his environmental policy and various corruption accusations. Read more below to...

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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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