Penan seek outside help
The Star, Malaysia
FEELING that their complaints and appeals against logging activities and deforestation have been falling on deaf ears, the Penan community is starting to look outside the country for aid … read more

Photo: Conor Ashleigh

“Ecological Equity: Sharing the Stories, Reclaiming our Rights”
A Friends of the Earth International Pre-conference and Gathering of Peoples on Forests, Biodiversity, Community Rights and Indigenous Peoples

[From left to right] Jok Jau Evong, SAM-FoE Malaysia; Sagung Nyipa, a nomadic Penan from the Ba’marong community, Malaysia; Isaac Rojas, FoE Costa Rica/FoEI Forests & Biodiversity Programme Coordinator; Nnimmo Bassey, FoE Nigeria/FoEI Chairperson; Winfred Nyirahabineza, Ssese Islands, Uganda; Meenaakshi Raman, Honorary Secretary SAM-FoE Malaysia; Alfonso Morales Jimenez, Colotenango community, Guatemala; Germain Guillot, translator.

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