30 Jan '12, 5am

Blawg Flash: Temiar Blockade and Indigenous Rights #TemiarBlockade

Blawg Flash: Temiar Blockade and Indigenous Rights #TemiarBlockade

The villagers are against the agricultural project of the local government which would require the cutting down of forest trees in their ancestral land. The blockade, their second attempt at doing so, was made after attempts to negotiate with the state government have failed. The police also refused to negotiate who removed the barricades and arrested the community residents and their lawyer, Siti Kasim.

Full article: http://www.loyarburok.com/2012/01/30/temiar-blockade-indi...

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