NO KAIDUAN DAM!

Photo courtesy Save Ulu Papar’s Facebook page The government has approved a new, controversial dam to be built in Sabah, Malaysia – and it will be built if nothing is done to stop it. The foreseeable Kaiduan dam will obstruct the Papar River in the Ulu Papar valley, flooding some 3,000 acres...

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Indonesia Ignores Indigenous Protest, Encourages Plantation Project Expansion

 Indigenous communities in Indonesian Papua are facing malnutrition and poverty after being displaced by state-sanctioned industrial plantations under the Merauke Integrated Food and Energy Estate (MIFEE) project. Despite formal protest by indigenous Papuans claiming that the plantations project has resulted in serious human rights abuses, Indonesia has chosen to move forward...

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