Issues Category: Indigenous Peoples

International Day of World’s Indigenous Peoples 2018: Transparency on oil palm plantation project for Iban communities in Marudi

In conjunction with the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples today, Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) wishes to express our concern on the proposal to develop an oil palm plantation project in Marudi, Baram, which will affect the native customary rights (NCR) of at least 20 Iban villages. The affected customary territories not only include …

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