Save Malaysia, Stop Lynas campaigners gathered at the Kuantan High Court yesterday to witness the official withdrawal of a defamation suit brought by the rare earth refinery firm.
Given all the uncertainties, can we take the risk and make the several thousands of residents of Kuantan the guinea pigs, wonders Jeyakumar Devaraj.
Australian-owned company Lynas is quietly shipping rare earth to a processing plant in Malaysia – without a firm plan in place to dispose of dangerous radioactive waste. Wendy Bacon reports.
Back then, the federal and the state governments chose to sideline the welfare of the rakyat and sided with a giant conglomerate, recalls Choo Sing Chye. Has anything really changed?