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Malaysian Minister Accused Of Drowning His Own Constituency

Friday, 24 February 2012, 1:42 pm | Bruno Manser Fund

Jacob Dungau Sagan, Malaysian Deputy Minister of International Trade and Industry and Member of Parliament for Baram, is under increasing pressure over government plans to construct another mega dam in Sarawak’s Upper Baram region on Borneo. ... More >>

Sarawak: First Pictures From Sealed-Off Bakun Dam Zone

Thursday, 23 February 2012, 10:26 am | Bruno Manser Fund

Exclusive: First Pictures From Sealed-Off Bakun Dam Zone Reveal Social And Environmental Disaster Bruno Manser Fund investigation in the Bakun dam’s exclusion zone shows increased poverty due to Malaysia’s disaster dam – Displaced indigenous communities ... More >>

Malaysian Indigenous Leaders Launch Campaign Against Dams

Thursday, 23 February 2012, 9:41 am | Bruno Manser Fund

Bruno Manser Fund, Basel, Switzerland International Rivers, Berkeley, Us The Borneo Project, Oakland, Us Rainforest Foundation Norway, Oslo, Norway More >>

Malaysian Indigenous Leaders Launch Campaign Against Dams

Wednesday, 22 February 2012, 4:27 pm | Bruno Manser Fund

Bruno Manser Fund, Basel, Switzerland International Rivers, Berkeley, Us The Borneo Project, Oakland, Us Rainforest Foundation Norway, Oslo, Norway More >>

Bruno Manser Fund Releases Secret Sarawak Dam Map

Monday, 20 February 2012, 10:04 am | Bruno Manser Fund

Malaysian government to displace 20,000 Borneo natives for the proposed Baram dam - 26 villages and 412 square kilometres of tropical rainforest to be flooded More >>

Al Jazeera Investigation Confirms Power Glut In Sarawak

Friday, 17 February 2012, 2:30 pm | Bruno Manser Fund

An investigative report by the Doha-based global news broadcaster Al Jazeera broadcast this morning confirms that the Malaysian state of Sarawak is facing a massive power glut following the completion of the Bakun dam, Asia’s largest hydropower dam outside ... More >>

International NGO Coalition Condemns Malaysian Dam Plans

Friday, 17 February 2012, 11:05 am | Bruno Manser Fund

(MIRI, SARAWAK/MALAYSIA) An international NGO coalition that includes organizations from the US, Norway and Switzerland is showing its solidarity with Malaysian groups who are protesting against the construction of twelve hydroelectric dams in the Malaysian ... More >>

Bruno Manser Fund condemns Malaysia over Anwar appeal

Saturday, 21 January 2012, 3:21 pm | Bruno Manser Fund

The Bruno Manser Fund condemns Malaysia’s Attorney General for appealing against the acquittal of opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim on sodomy charges. Anwar was cleared earlier this month of charges he had sex with a young male former aide by the Kuala ... More >>

Media Release: Interpol Replies To Taib Arrest Call

Wednesday, 4 January 2012, 12:05 pm | Bruno Manser Fund

The International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL) says international police action against Malaysian potentate Abdul Taib Mahmud "may be activated only by the decision of the competent domestic authorities" - Malaysian authorities ... More >>

WWF asked to cut ties with corrupt Malaysian loggers

Tuesday, 9 August 2011, 2:20 pm | Bruno Manser Fund

The Bruno Manser Fund and the Australian Greens leader, Senator Bob Brown, are calling on the World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF) to suspend its cooperation with the Malaysian Ta Ann group for its close association with the Taib family, one of South East Asia's ... More >>

Conservationist released after climbing logging vessel

Tuesday, 3 May 2011, 12:16 pm | Bruno Manser Fund

An Australian conservationist who had climbed the crane of a vessel loading veneer for Malaysian timber giant Ta Ann has been released from custody today at 4:30 pm local time. More >>

FBI Seattle to see embarrassing anti-corruption protest

Sunday, 27 February 2011, 9:47 pm | Bruno Manser Fund

SEATTLE / SAN FRANCISCO (US) The global campaign against Sarawak's billionaire Chief Minister-cum-illegal logging tycoon, Abdul Taib Mahmud ("Taib"), is gaining further momentum. Yesterday, human rights groups and environmental campaigners in the US ... More >>

 

 

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