This category carries news on the issue of dam in Sarawak and other 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
Baram dam-affected residents speak out
Representative of residents from longhouses affected directly by the proposed Baram Dam have applied for a copy of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), the Social Environmental Impact ......
19 May 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
Sarawak party leader calls on natives to fight for their rights
KUCHING, SARAWAK / MALAYSIA. In a remarkable interview granted to the Bruno Manser Fund, the new Sarawak leader of the People's Justice Party (PKR), Kuching-based lawyer, Baru Bian, has spoken out on ......
12 Jan 2010
The Bidayuh of Upper Bengoh face dam-induced relocation
Sarawak Gone is a micro-docs series raising awareness to the gradual decimation of the indigenous life and culture of Sarawak, the native land rights at stake and the rapidly decreasing habitats that ......
06 Jan 2010
Norwegian CEO assumes responsibility for Sarawak's controversial mega-dams
KUCHING, SARAWAK / MALAYSIA. Torstein Dale Sjøtveit, a Norwegian national who has formerly worked as an executive with the Norsk Hydro group, has recently been appointed the new Chief Executive ......
05 Jan 2010
'This government is very bad'
Balan Balang, an elderly chief of the Penan tribe, sighs as he talks of the Murum dam, the first of the dozen dams envisioned for Sarawak state, which will drown the hunting grounds and burial sites ......
27 Dec 2009
Rengah Sarawak throws hypocrite award to WWF
Ops, we mean to say WWF-Malaysia, as if it is a different organisation to WWF all over the world, for signing an MoU with Ta Ann, one of the biggest Sarawak and International loggers and mono-crop ......
09 Dec 2009
Bengoh Dam affected indigenous people take land rights struggle to court
After over two years of fail attempts to secure their rights and to seek negotiation with the Sarawak Government, and having elected representatives from the ruling coalition breaking past promises, ......
12 Oct 2009
Penan Support Group Responds to Rape Report
The state government’s seeming defiance, disrespect and downright rejection of native customary land rights thus far have resulted in outsiders entering settlements without community consent, and ......
01 Oct 2009