After over two years of struggle and resistance, at the end of 2015 Indigenous groups in Sarawak, Malaysia, celebrated a major victory in their campaign to stop construction of the controversial Baram Hydro Dam. On November 18th, Sarawak Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem stated that the Baram Dam project has been put “on hold” until […]
Just days after the Chief Minister announced in the State Parliament that he would “not pay a sen more” to the Penan of Murum we can reveal how Sarawak Energy officials BRIBED the blockading families to give up their protests! At the same time they BLACKMAILED them with threats that they were going to cut […]
Anti-dam protestors confront workers at planned dam site, vow to uphold their protest for an extended period. (LONG NAAH, SARAWAK / MALAYSIA) Native communities from Malaysia’s remote Baram district on the island of Borneo have warned state-owned electricity provider Sarawak Energy today to remove its construction machinery from their lands within three days. The machinery […]
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