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Take Action Now: Tell the FBI to stop supporting Taib!

Sign now! http://www.change.org/petitions/stop-the-fbi-from-supporting-corruption-in-sarawak The chief minister of Sarawak, Abdul Taib Mahmud, has funneled Sarawak’s timber and resource wealth into his own pockets. He has invested it in luxury homes and buildings abroad leaving the people in Sarawak destitute and with their natural environment destroyed.  Please sign this petition today to tell...

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Taib Paid out US $5 Million to Attack Sarawak Report

The website sarawakreport.org has discovered that that Taib paid US $5 million dollars to attack the Sarawak Report, which publishes articles critical of the infamously corrupt long-term minister of Sarawak. Check it out! *** From: http://www.sarawakreport.org/2011/08/taib-paid-out-5-million-to-attack-sarawak-report-international-expose/ TAIB PAID OUT $5 MILLION TO ATTACK SARAWAK REPORT! – INTERNATIONAL EXPOSE MONDAY, AUGUST 1ST, 2011...

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What happened to the DeforestACTION orangutans?

A few weeks ago, we posted a number of pieces about how DeforestACTION was not supporting the rights of communities in their project area. It turns out, they are not doing right by their orangutans either. Here is the story of what has been doing on with the orangutans at...

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Community Engagement in REDD: Borneo Project article in Inside Indonesia

Borneo Project Director Jettie Word recently published this piece in Inside Indonesia, a quarterly online magazine on the people, culture, economy and environment of Indonesia. Check it out here: http://www.insideindonesia.org/feature/community-engagement-18071463, or check it out below. *** Community engagement MONDAY, 25 JULY 2011 Village afforestation project, West Kalimantan Judith Mayer Consider it...

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