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Orang Asli Land Policy – Planned Poverty?

Orang Asli Land Policy – Planned Poverty?

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.

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OA Angers!

OA Angers!

On March 17, 2010 The OA community took to Putrajaya for a historic walk and what seems to be the biggest gathering of OAever. This peaceful stage of protest and show of unison by the community was in response to yet another government policy that ignores their rights.

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A Raw Deal For Our Indigenous Fellow Citizens

A Raw Deal For Our Indigenous Fellow Citizens

An observation that the government’s proposed land policy for Orang Asli seem to be missing principles such as equality, social justice, reconciliation for past injustices and the right to participation in public life.

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Seeking respite from the invaders

Seeking respite from the invaders

This post is an edited version of the Ram’s post here. Kampung Sungei Genting is accessible either via Chenderiang in Tapah or Kuala Dipang in Kampar. However I was advised to take the Chenderiang route as the recent downpour had caused some landslides along the way. The talk on Orang Asli land rights was organized […]

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Perak Political Plague & the 6th Bushido Code

Perak Political Plague & the 6th Bushido Code

I joked candidly that M. Kula, the Ipoh Barat Member of Parliament must have been an Orang Asli in his past life because of his concern and support for my work with the indigenous people of this country. He revved his 4WD on a precariously winding road in the secondary forest that was once ravished […]

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