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Environmental, Campaign & Website News > Penan Natives Sue Malaysian State Over Land Rights, Logging

Penan Natives Sue Malaysian State Over Land Rights, Logging

Date : 10th December 2009, Source : ENS



MIRI, Sarawak, Malaysia, December 10, 2009 (ENS) - The indigenous Penan people on the island of Borneo have turned to the courts in their decades-long effort to protect their ancestral lands from logging and plantations. Five indigenous Penan communities of the East Malaysian state of Sarawak have filed a lawsuit against the Sarawak state government and three licensees of timber and planted-forest concessions at the High Court of Sarawak and Sabah.

http://www.ens-newswire.com/ens/dec2009/2009-12-10-01.asp





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