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Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Sebangan Natives Fight For their Rights

Its violation time again.  This time as reported:

1) 3,305 ha of forests from Sungai Sebangan and Sungai Sebuyau land belonging to the Ibans as part of their customary adat land tenure were said to be taken away from them.

2) The said land was allocated to Quarry Concrete Holding for timber extraction by the highest authority in Sarawak.

3)  As protest against such disrespecful violation of their customary land rights , more than 200 Ibans and their chiefs staged a peaceful demonstration in front of Sebuyau District Office.

4) The Ibans will file their claim with affidavits during their next meeting with the Land and Survey Department in Kota Samarahan on 14th July.