Universal Periodic Review of Malaysia by Indigenous Peoples Network of Malaysia (JOAS) – 2013

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Summary
This submission focuses on the human rights situation of indigenous peoples (orang asal) in Malaysia.
Submitting organizations
Indigenous Peoples Network of Malaysia (or Jaringan Orang Asal SeMalaysia, JOAS) is the umbrella network for 62 organisations  throughout Malaysia that represents different indigenous peoples’ organisations and communities. As the focal point for indigenous rights and advocacy in Malaysia, JOAS provides the indigenous communities with representation nationally, regionally and internationally.
Land Empowerment Animals People (LEAP) is a Sabah non-governmental organisation that engages with communities, government, civil society and industry, to build meaningful partnerships and collaborations.
Contact details of Reference person
Mr. Thomas Jalong, President, JOAS, tel: +6088 726413, email: joasmalaysia@gmail.com
Ms. June Rubis, LEAP, tel: +6019 8185863, email: june@leapspiral.org