Photos by H S Lee and Anil Netto Some 200 villagers and their supporters gathered tonight in Kampong Buah Pala in Gelugor, Penang, for a candlelight vigil and dinner in a show of solidarity against impending eviction. Candles twinkled on either...
I came across this interesting power-point presentation of the Stations of the Cross by Adolfo Pérez Esquivel, a Nobel Peace Prize Laureate from Argentina, and I thought I would share it with you. What is different about these Stations...
The highhanded police action against the 15 activists and indigenous reps in Kuching yesterday was a waste of resources. All they wanted to do was hand over a petition to state government leaders expressing their concern over the Murum and...
Prime Minister Abdullah Badawi has launched the Northern Corridor Economic Region (NCER) masterplan. The masterplan was designed by Sime Darby although the project will be implemented by a regional coordinating authority. But Sime Darby is not a disinterested party. It...
http://www.cultureunplugged.com/swf/embedplayer.swf We live in a globalised world that is full of inequalities. Unfortunately, these inequalities are not always visible to most of us. It's almost as if there are two different worlds - such is the gulf between the rich and...
A study for the World Health Organisation has provided evidence of how the gap between the rich and the poor affects individual and collective mental health. It shows how the gap causes psychological and physiological changes that affect the...
http://www.youtube.com/v/7w2otctyynE&hl=en&fs=1&rel=0 Penan forest inhabitants are battling to save their ancestral lands from the might of plantation and timber companies, who have already stripped most of the primary rainforests in Sarawak. Whatever happened to the much touted "sustainable forest management"? How were...
The release of the federally sanctioned report on the sexual abuse of Penan women and girls has prompted contrasting reactions from Sarawak government leaders. Take a look at the Borneo Post, which reports that Deputy Chief Minister Alfred Jabu, who...
What does James Masing mean when he condescendingly says the Dayaks "lack the element of smartness" and are thus easily politically manipulated? Does he mean that the rural Ibans who voted for the BN are lacking the element of smartness?...
Photos by Anil Kg Buah Pala braces for demolition

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