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US Human Rights Report Shines Spotlight on Penan Tribe

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A new US government human rights report has highlighted the Penan tribe's battle to protect their rainforests in Sarawak, in Malaysian Borneo, from logging


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Past Member (0)
Thursday April 21, 2011, 7:14 am
Is there any sacred ground that they don't want to destroy in this world. Profit seems to trump clean air and water as well as lands belonging to the indigenous people.

Cher C (1426)
Thursday April 21, 2011, 7:29 am

Thnx hun!


Raluca Anghel (84)
Thursday April 21, 2011, 8:20 am

Walter Firth (45)
Thursday April 21, 2011, 9:20 pm
Noted thanks Cal.This is another prime example of the rights of indigenous people being trampled.Some petitions to the Malaysian government should be in place.

Sonny Honrado (5)
Saturday April 23, 2011, 5:44 pm
How come my counters do no increase and they also revert to a lower previous count?

Sonny Honrado (5)
Saturday April 23, 2011, 5:44 pm
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