Locals thanks”Blogs” for their Roles in Bakun

In bakun on July 22, 2008 at 6:09 am

audie61 | …Tony Thien Sarawak Correspondent for Malaysiakini has extensive coverage on this “Bakun Evictions Report” and it has woken up both the Government Legislators and the Opposition YBs. Tony’s headline report: About 200 members of the Orang Ulu community from six settlements in and around Bakun dam in central Sarawak gathered at Kampung Sambop on Saturday to discuss ways to adopt a unified stand to stop their ancestral land from being taken away from them.

State PKR assemblyperson for Padungan, Dominique Ng Kim Ho, who was invited to attended the dialogue at Kampung Sambop, told Malaysiakini today that what was happening in Bakun was also happening elsewhere in Sarawak.The community has also taken a strong exception to a statement by State Land development minister Dr James Masing who said the natives no longer had NCR because they had been compensated and their rights had been subsequently extinguished.… selanjutnya.

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