Murum Dam Blockade Continues Amid Human Rights Abuses

By Tara Holmes, Communications Manager for the Borneo Project Read more in Earth Island Journal Read more about hydropower dams in Sarawak then join the discussion on Facebook A fight against a mega dam in the Malaysian district of Sarawak is intensifying as Malaysian police move to arrest more than...

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SAVE Rivers Press Release: Penan Lodge Police Report Against SEB and Sarawak Government, Want Murum Dam Impoundment Stopped; SEB CEO Chased Out by Penans

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 1 October 2013 Penan lodged police report against SEB & Sarawak Govt. Wants Murum Dam impoundment stopped MIRI – A few representatives from the Penan community affected by the Murum HEP Dam came down to Miri to lodged a police report against Sarawak Energy Berhad (SEB)...

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Protest in Kuala Lumpur Against Murum and Baram Dam

A peaceful protest against mega dam projects in Sarawak took place outside the Kuala Lumpur Parliament building yesterday morning. Protesters held signs against the Murum Dam and Baram Dam, asking the Malaysian government to respect indigenous demands for a fair settlement or stop construction of the dams altogether. Read more...

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Our Opinion: Borneo

Borneo, by Joe Lamb, Founder of the Borneo Project We live in interesting times. Some consider living in interesting times to be a curse, perhaps a euphemistic translation of the Chinese, 住在不好的時候 , “to be born in bad times.” Others think the saying originates in ancient Ireland. Perhaps the curse...

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Peter Kallang Denied Entry into IHA Pre-Congress Workshop

Peter Kallang, an important indigenous leader and the SAVE Sarawak Rivers network Chairman, was denied entry into an IHA pre-congress workshop.  Read more below from the Bruno Manser Fonds and SAVE Rivers.    Learn more about corruption in Borneo  The International Hydropower Assocation’s World Congress to be held in Kuching,...

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