Sarawak’s indigenous people may have to pay the price for a US$105bn industrialisation scheme. A new report exposes the Sarawak government’s excessive hydropower plans. Bruno Manser Fund is calling for a moratorium on all dam construction after Bakun and for the withdrawal of foreign consultants from socially and environmentally damaging hydropower plans.
The Bruno Manser Fund has released a secret Sarawak map of the proposed Baram Dam which it says could displace 20000 natives.
The late Along Sega, who became world famous as an outspoken leader of the Penan’s struggle against the logging companies in the Upper Limban region of Sarawak, joins the ranks of towering Malaysians. This is an interview by the Switzerland-based Bruno Manser Fund in July 2005.