Press Release: SAVE Rivers, JOAS, BRIMAS, The Borneo Project, and Bruno Manser Fund 25 October 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE International indigenous anti-dam activists join two year anniversary celebration of blockades in Malaysia Indigenous resistance against the proposed Baram Dam receives international support for the celebration of the second year anniversary...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 24, 2013 (BARAM RIVER / MALAYSIA) Two road blockades have been erected to prevent the construction of the 1,200 MW Baram Dam. One blockade has been erected near Long Lama, on the shores of the Baram River, with a second blockade near the proposed dam site....
Torstein Dale Siøtveit, the Norwegian CEO of Sarawak Energy, a state-owned electricity supplier in Malaysian Borneo, defended the planned 1,200 MW Baram dam against opposition from Sarawak’s Save Rivers Network, a coalition of eight indigenous organizations. The hydro power project would displace 20,000 Borneo natives from their traditional lands in...
After out cry from indigenous groups and ally NGOs, the Baram dam has been up on hold! This is thrilling information for many of our allies in the Baram region. Now, however, the Baleh Dam, which is near the Murum and (infamous) Bakun dam, will now go ahead first. While...
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