Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Malaysia: Demolition of Orang Asli homes in Sabah condemned

PETALING JAYA: Jaringan Orang Asal SeMalaysia (JOAS) has called on the Forestry Department to engage meaningfully with indigenous communities across Malaysia instead of resorting...

Malaysia: ORANG ASAL HOUSES AT TONGOD CUT DOWN BY RUTHLESS FORESTRY...

KOTA KINABALU: Activists and politicians have chastised the Sabah Forestry Department as well as the Conservator of Forests for being cold-hearted so as to...

Malaysia: The politics of native titles in Sarawak

Political malaise and self-serving leaders have left the indigenous Dayak people on shaky ground when it comes to land claims, writes James Chin. On 7 January, Dayak “intellectuals”...

Malaysia: Uggah receives DIG memo on behalf of state govt

KUCHING: The Dayak Intellectual Group (DIG) thanked Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas for his support and consent to receive its memorandum...

Malaysia: Orang Asli group condemns arrests, blockade dismantling in Kelantan

PETALING JAYA: The group representing the Orang Asli community in the country criticised the Kelantan forestry department over its actions in the past two...

Malaysia: Lasimbang acquitted of organising Bersih rally without permit

KOTA KINABALU: Former Sabah Bersih chairman Jannie Lasimbang (pic), who was charged with two counts of organising the Bersih 4 rally without a permit...

Malaysia: In pivotal decision, Dayaks lose right to claim forests as...

KUCHING, Dec 20 — The Dayak people cannot apply their native customary rights (NCR) on land to claim virgin forests as their territorial domains...

Malaysia: Main suspect behind Bill Kayong murder caught

KUCHING: The main suspect behind the murder of PKR Miri branch secretary and Bekenu-PKR candidate Bill Kayong has been caught by the police. Dato Stephen...

Malaysia: Orang Asli Fear Backlash, Feels Kelantan Govt Not Looking Into...

PETALING JAYA: THE Indigenous Peoples’ Network of Malaysia (JOAS) will do all it can to defend Orang Asli homes which are being threatened by...