Hydro Tasmania Disregards Human Rights in Malaysia

This summer, Australian broadcaster SBS aired an investigative story on its Dateline television program called “The Last Frontier” focusing on 12 controversial dams being built in Sarawak, Malaysia.  It was one of the first times that a major international news network raised attention to continuing human rights violations in Sarawak that have gone largely unnoticed outside...

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Justice Versus The Law In Sarawak

The High Court recently ruled against a joint petition by Penan and Kelabit people in Limbang to save their forest lands from the greed of Chief Minister Taib’s timber and plantation allies, Samling Global and the Hii family. The judge based his ruling on the failure of the natives of...

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A Report from Earth Island on The Borneo Project!

The Director of the Borneo Project, Jettie Word, speaks to the importance of protecting Borneo’s rivers and the communities that live on their banks from twelve massive and destructive proposed dam projects. Read more about how the Borneo Project is supporting indigenous communities who are directly impacted by environmental destruction....

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Taib has made Mega-Millions from his Dam Projects

Chief Minister Taib recently rewarded his son, Abu Bekir, a contract worth millions of dollars for the construction of the Murum dam. Read more about how the Taibs have developed powerful positions in lucrative infrastructure projects associated with their hydro-electric plans and with SCORE. For more information on mega-dams in Borneo,...

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