Palm Oil for the West, Exploitation for Young Workers in Malaysia

A Pulitzer Center Project focuses on stateless children in Borneo’s palm oil industry. Grantee Jason Motlagh writes about the children of migrant workers, denied of healthcare and education, who are forced into cheap labor to support Malaysia’s lucrative palm oil industry.  Read more from Pulitizer Center Read more about Forest and...

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Disturbing Bedfellows: BBC, CNBC aid in corrupt acts of Malaysian palm oil industry and Sarawak’s Taib

Recent investigations by Sarawak Report have revealed two shocking warped media schemes.  (Another loquacious-but-worth-reading article). The first scandal—that the BBC made an agreement with the corrupt Sarawak company FBC Media that it would agree to hand over the reigns for all editorial content in a controversial documentary series on the...

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