Malaysia – Dam woes force Baram folk to turn to UN

Satu Insan - Malaysia

Rakyat Times

… a perfect timing for this human rights issue to be brought to the U.N, just as Malaysia is being given a seat in the UN Security Council. 


NGOs and human rights groups have roundly condemned the move to kick out indigenous peoples from the Baram dam area.

A joint statement issued by Jaringan Orang Asal SeMalaysia (Joas), Suaram and International Rivers said, “Malaysian and international human rights organizations have united to publicly condemn the attempt to intimidate Indigenous Peoples in Sarawak at the proposed Baram Dam site.


It added, “On 21 October, coercive action was taken by police from the General Operation Force (GOF), Forest Department officers and personnel representing logging interests from the company MM Golden, to pressure residents of Long Kesseh to abandon their customary lands and disperse from the site.”

This is the area where people had set up a barricade.

“As a result…

View original post 316 more words


Want Worldwide PEACE and Prosperity. We are the solution we have been searching for... Free People on Earth will solve our crisis and create an era of Creativity. Be Aware; Be Creative; Be Active; Be Free; and then Share it. LOVE & Wholeness AMOR y Paz

Posted in Freedom-Expressed
4 comments on “Malaysia – Dam woes force Baram folk to turn to UN
  1. New Zealand also won a seat on the Security Council. A lot of us hope this might pressure the current government to change their posture on Maori rights.


    • RonMamita says:

      I am concerned that these institutional reforms (more representation, more members, more reforms, and more beautiful, ethical, peaceful rhetoric) has the effect to instill false beliefs that personal sovereignty and “Rightness” is being nurtured.
      Ending the wars (war on Terror), ending the war funding with the abolishment of fractional reserve banking & central bank private funding, respecting personal sovereignty, removing institutional “Authority” are institutional governance issues not being addressed in the meme of institutional Control and Authority.

      How many indigenous nations and tribes are members of the security council, or the United Nations for that matter…
      The solutions are not within the halls of institutions.


      • I share your reservations about institutions solving problems. However NZ’s Security Council seat gives us grassroots social justice activists a great opportunity to highlight our current government’s racism – for example their refusal to sign the UN Declaration of Rights of Indigenous People.


Please Contribute a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 386 other followers

The Worldwide Awakening
Peaceful Awareness & Knowledge Based TransitionSeptember 11, 2017
Exercise freedom and creativity for all Earth’s inhabitants to explore ready breakthroughs in Self Organizing Communities, economics, and technology. This is a D.I.Y. project
State Sponsored Terror
The Big Day ReportMarch 30, 2018
Institutions of crime Big days have come, gone, and come again (Manipulations: Market Exchanges crash, wars, government Elections, and Taxation). Search for what is hidden and for what is not spoken. What secrets are hidden in Antarctica? Be Aware of the next big Day for fraudulent institutions.
Peace Today

Peace Today

RonMamita’s Blog
October 2014
All posts here
Audio coming soon!
%d bloggers like this: