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Environmental, Campaign & Website News > Malaysian palm oil grower loses case over damages to rainforest community

Malaysian palm oil grower loses case over damages to rainforest community

Date : 1st April 2010, Source : Mongabay



IOI group suffered a legal setback this week when the Miri High Court a court for Miri District in Sarawak, a state in Malaysian Borneo ruled that the palm oil grower is liable for damages caused by the destruction of land belonging to Long Teran Kanan, a Kayan native community. The legal battle has dragged on for 12-years but now represents an important precedent for forest-dependent communities in Malaysia, reports the Bruno Manser Fund, an NGO that campaigns on behalf of Sarawak's forest people.

http://news.mongabay.com/2010/0401-sarawak_miri_court_ruling.html





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