Malaysia: Indigenous Penan Again Blockade Murum River Dam

Environment News Service: The Penan indigenous people affected by the Murum dam in the Malaysian state of Sarawak on the island of Borneo have renewed their blockade of the dam site. They say are protesting because the state government has failed to fulfill their demands for fair compensation, enough land for farming and a share in the profits flowing from the dam. Penan blockaders at the Murum dam site, September 2013 (Photo courtesy Bruno Manser Fund) The Sarawak government's US$1.3 billion Murum dam will impound......

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