This category deals with issues related to the palm oil industry in Sarawak and related matters.
The Dam completed!
The first series, The Dam, has been completed. The last episode, You Can’t Eat The Road, went online late April.
02 Jun 2010
How Ketuanan Melayu has dispossessed the Orang Asli
COMMENT: Malaysia is the Asia-Pacific’s “best model” in dealing with the rights of indigenous peoples – or so it is claimed. Last Saturday (incidentally the same day Dr Mahathir Mohamad launched the ......
02 Apr 2010
Borneo natives win 12-year oil palm battle
MIRI, SARAWAK / MALAYSIA. More than twelve years after going to court, the Kayan native community of Long Teran Kanan on the Tinjar river in the Malaysian part of Borneo have won an important legal ......
31 Mar 2010
Sarawak Gone - The last forest communities
Sarawak Gone is an open licensed micro-docs series raising awareness to the persistent decline of indigenous life and culture in Sarawak, Malaysia. The series is presented by the Australian media ......
08 Mar 2010
Time for Sarawak natives to bring out the tiger in them?
immediately after the High Court judgment, all the losing defendants in the Agi lawsuit – the oil palm plantation contractors,the provisional-lease landowners (Tabung Haji) and the Sarawak ......
24 Feb 2010
Natives are not only NCR landowners, they are part of the land
On the 19th day of August 1996, the ‘brain-child’ project of the YAB Chief Minister Taib Mahmud of Sarawak was launched in Kanowit amidst fanfare, celebrations and hope. Hope for the rural poor ......
12 Feb 2010
Sarawak gov’t credibility strained over NCR policies
Penan chief Pada Jutang of Long Pakan, Baram, laughed when he heard that land rights lawyers Baru Bian and See Chee How had won two breakthrough Native Customary Rights (NCR) court cases on Jan 21. ......
10 Feb 2010
Sarawak Government: The High Court is Wrong
The State Government does not appear to be bothered with the criticism it is likely to draw, that it is trying to influence and pressure the High Court Judge who will be hearing the application for ......
04 Feb 2010
Agi & Ramli Kuching High Court Judgments reaffirming Native Customary Rights lands
Kuching High Courts judgments on Rh Agi and Ramli Native Customary Lands Rights cases in favour of the Ibans and a Malay plaintiffs.
26 Jan 2010
Ibans and Malays win native rights over lands in Kuching High Court
High Court Judge held that the respective communities have proven that they have native customary rights over the disputed land and he declared so, and awarded them damages and costs.
21 Jan 2010