How Come Sarawak’s JPN Continues To Block Indigenous ID Rights?

How Come Sarawak’s JPN Continues To Block Indigenous ID Rights?

8 Jul 2024
Whatever autonomies Malaysia’s federal government may feel obliged to offer the North Borneo states in return for their political support, the human rights of the denizens of Malaysia are its responsibility. If state governments are neglecting those rights by denying statehood the national government should take action…….

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Dayak Forum Spawns United Dayak Declaration Project

Dayak Forum Spawns United Dayak Declaration Project

4 Jul 2024

Last weekends’s Dayak Community Conference in Miri brought together leaders from across the Sarawak and Sabah interior communities, who are now working on a slate of demands to bring justice to the abandoned indigenous populations. The key demands were Local…

Kuwaiti Supreme Court Upholds Sentences Against 1MDB Conspirators

Kuwaiti Supreme Court Upholds Sentences Against 1MDB Conspirators

30 Jun 2024

News last week of the return of another US $100 million to Malaysia, thanks to the prosecution of illegal assets seized by the US Department of Justice, has over-shadowed the prospect of far larger sums due from Kuwait. Both hoards…

Dayak Forum Brings Sarawak’s Indigenous Voices Together In Miri

Dayak Forum Brings Sarawak’s Indigenous Voices Together In Miri

28 Jun 2024

Opening speech by Dennis Along A Welcome Supper on Friday night attended by scores of delegates from native communities and civil society NGOs across Sarawak saw a barnstorming opening to the first Dayak Forum being held…

Justice Department to Recover Over $100 Million in Additional Funds Linked to 1MDB Scheme

Justice Department to Recover Over $100 Million in Additional Funds Linked to 1MDB Scheme

26 Jun 2024

BREAKING US Dept Justice Press Release: Latest Recovery in Largest Civil Forfeiture Ever Concluded by Justice Department The Justice Department announced today that it has reached an agreement with Low Taek Jho, also known as Jho Low, members of his…

The RM1.25 TRILLION Incentive Behind GPS’s Obsession With ‘Environmental Autonomy’

The RM1.25 TRILLION Incentive Behind GPS’s Obsession With ‘Environmental Autonomy’

20 Jun 2024

The dash for cash has always been the clear motive behind the constant demands by GPS for greater freedom from federal oversight, in return for their deal to support a government that is at least pledged to tackle corruption and…

‘Green Hydrogen’ Or GPS’s SCORE Mega-Dam Programme Back Under A New Name?

‘Green Hydrogen’ Or GPS’s SCORE Mega-Dam Programme Back Under A New Name?

9 Jun 2024

Monday June 10th sees the opening in Kuching with much official fanfare of what has been billed as the Asia-Pacific (APGH) ‘Green Hydrogen’ Conference 2024 under the following concept: The region’s large and growing demands for clean energy present significant market…

Malaysia’s Rainforest Threat Is Focused On Sarawak

Malaysia’s Rainforest Threat Is Focused On Sarawak

2 Jun 2024

According to the latest report by the Malaysian environmental group RimbaWatch, the vast majority of remaining rainforest under grave threat from timber concessions is based in Sarawak – where the ruling party are pushing harder than ever for autonomy to…

Pincer Movement To Seize PetroSaudi’s Frozen Assets

Pincer Movement To Seize PetroSaudi’s Frozen Assets

23 May 2024

Whilst the two PetroSaudi directors, Tarek Obaid and Patrick Mahony, await judgement in Switzerland following their prosecution and trial for major fraud and theft, civil cases are piling in to wrest hold of what is left of the $1.83 billion…

Why Are Sarawakians’ Rights To Local Democracy Being Hijacked?

Why Are Sarawakians’ Rights To Local Democracy Being Hijacked?

11 May 2024

Once again this week, the online Radio Free Sarawak has had reason to cover abuses of what ought to be the democratic appointment of village headmen in rural Sarawak. The pattern has become increasingly familiar in recent months, if complaints…

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