A commentary on the recent unsuccesful attempt to table a motion for a debate calling for the inclusion of Orang Asli in article 153 of the Federal Constitution and the government’s intent on moulding 18 Orang Asli distinct groups what seems to be “1OrangAsli
Addressing FAQ by Malaysians regarding Orang Asli customary land rights. “What makes them so special that they can demand customary land rights when the rest of us have to buy our land?” “Why should customary land rights be protected in these modern times?”
Regarding the dynamics of the Government notion of “consultation” when it comes to the Orang Asli and why it needs to think out-of-the-box and stop pigeon-holing the community.
Considering the “relevance” of the OA community’s demands from the government’s perspective following a historic OA protest walk in Putrajaya on March 17, 2010.
On March 17, 2010 the OA community congregated for a historic protest walk in Putrajaya to express their concern and opposition over the proposed policy to amend the Aboriginal Peoples Act. This is a consideration on the merits, or rather the lack of it, of the said proposed policy.