Hydro Tasmania, acting as a dam consultant, is helping Sarawak build more dams, which could displace natives, while a Sarawak timber firm, after extensive logging in Sarawak, is now involved in the timber industry in Tasmania. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uoDxRfbRy1k&feature=relmfu http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RyzD7q_891E&feature=relmfu Ta Ann Tasmania...
"As long as there are huge man-eating crocodiles in rivers to blame, the political and corporate crocodiles of Sarawak will continue feasting – unconscionably – upon the lives of the poor." Read this cover story by Abang Benet in the...
Residents are facing the prospect of demolition of their homes and eviction even though their case is now in the Appeals Court. See the Youtube clip here by citizen journalist B H Leow. Once again, it is so sad...
The state government is doing the right thing in trying to provide alternative housing for the Rumah Hijau, Mak Mandin settlers. Many of the residents of Ruman Hijau are families and descendants of urban pioneers who were...
A memorial vigil for Mey Sichan, a Cambodian domestic worker found starved to death, was harassed by a few hecklers at Speakers' Square in Penang yesterday evening. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YVNQOmT6-w4?rel=0&w=470&h=269] [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=doa4wldQfkI?rel=0&w=470&h=269] Her employers are being charged with murder. This is...
Update (17 April): Good news! The residents of Kampung Boundary 5 in Air Itam, Penang, today succeeded in obtaining a stay order from the court pending the outcome of the hearing of their case proper. Their village has thus...
The Malaysian High Commissioner to the UK has come under criticism for his remarks that the Penan issue is trivial. Zakaria Sulong provoked the ire of environmentalists and indigenous rights campaigners when he described the plight of the Penan...
If you've ever wondered what the Orang Asli really want, this video features a Temiar community spokesperson articulating in no uncertain terms the rights they are entitled to. Here, Pak Chik Arong reads out the rights of the Orang...
The Orang Asli community in Gua Musang are waging a struggle to preserve their ancestral land in Kelantan from the onslaught of loggers. What do BN and PR politicians have to say? Why can't they wait until the...
Now that Anwar has been acquitted, the opposition alliance must quickly ride on the euphoria generated to explain its specific policies for improving the quality of life of Malaysians if it comes to power. Indeed, quality of life...

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