Penan community’s ancestral land destroyed

Aliran: Hundreds of Penan facing eviction to make way for the Murum Dam are horrified to learn that the forest in the proposed resettlement area is being destroyed, reports Tomasz Johnson. Hundreds of indigenous people in Borneo who are due to be evicted from their land to make way for a giant hydroelectric dam have discovered that the rainforest they hoped to move to is being destroyed. The Penan are being forced to move by the Sarawak state government to allow the billion-dollar Murum dam project......

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