Swiss prosecutors deal blow to Malaysian politician’s daughter

Sarawak Governor’s daughter, Jamilah Taib Murray, and her Canadian real estate firms face criminal proceedings for false accusation against Swiss NGO, the Bruno Manser Fonds (BASEL/OTTAWA/KUCHING) Swiss prosecutors are about to reopen criminal proceedings against Malaysian-Canadian real estate millionaire Jamilah Taib Murray and her real estate group Sakto Corporation for...

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Swiss city to sponsor Sarawak forest conservation project

Basel mayor Beat Jans announces a $200,000 contribution to the International Tropical Timber Organization’s (ITTO) Upper Baram Forest Management Area – 24 indigenous communities in Malaysian Borneo are to benefit from the conservation and sustainable development of their forest lands. (BASEL, SWITZERLAND) Today, the Swiss Canton of Basel-Stadt (City of...

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Environment Campaigners Take Anti-Dam Protests to the UN

On the International Action Day for Rivers on March 14th, environmental activists from Switzerland and Malaysia gathered in front of the UN seat at Geneva’s Place des Nations to protest plans for twelve hydroelectrical dams in the Malaysian state of Sarawak on Borneo. The Malaysian dams will cause the forced...

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