Swiss NGO willing to cooperate with Malaysian government on Taib Mahmud case

Taib Mahmud

The Bruno Manser Fund has replied to Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad’s call to show evidence on the Sarawak governor’s corrupt practices after Malaysian prosecutors had failed to answer an earlier letter from the group.

The Bruno Manser Fund is willing to share with the new Malaysian government the results of a seven-year evidence-gathering process on corrupt practices by Sarawak’s former chief minister and current governor Taib Mahmud.

“We are happy that Prime Minister Mahathir) is willing to look into Taib corruption again and are hoping that MACC (Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission) and the Attorney General’s Chambers will soon be reopening the Taib case,” said Lukas Straumann, the executive director of the Bruno Manser Fund.

“The investigation should focus on the allocation of state lands to Taib family members and on the Taibs’ unexplained wealth overseas.“

In December 2011, an international NGO coalition approached the then attorney general, the MACC and the inspector general of police, requesting the arrest and prosecution of 13 Taib family members for conspiring to steal Sarawak state assets and lands. The letter was left unanswered.

In the course of its Stop Timber Corruption campaign, the Bruno Manser Fund has since 2011 identified over 400 companies in 25 jurisdictions with links to the Taib family.

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Vithi Veeran Subramaniam

You are ****** my friend no raya 4u 😘😘😘

Goh Beow Hock

So many skeletons I don’t think PH has the resources to handle even MO1 taking a long time to file charges. So question of priority

Kokkeong Chan

Yes. You are right. One at a time.


The PH goverment with TDM leadersip must open investigation using a drag net to catch all the BN & UMNO robbers of the rakyats money. Freeze all their bank account and confiscate all the unaccounted properties to get back all the money and pay up our 1 trillion debths. This must be done for the benefits of the Rakyat to reduce cost off living, poverty and to increase the value of the ringgit. This should be PH resolution.

Prashan Gunaseharan

Mana boleh sentuh member Tun….

Tengku JW

Lambat sangat. Macc tunggu punya tunngu. Sebelum siap siasat, dia sudah mampus lah.

Peter Lim-Pasqual

Syiok nya… there’s another “movie” in the making! That piece of RUBBISH must be dealt with, without fear or favour, under rule of law 🇲🇾

Kokkeong Chan

Let’s catch him. No more Governor post!

Shubas Bala

Like Mahathir daim Razaks he is protected from crimes by a corrupted regime for decades of plunderings …… eventually all will answer Jehovah God ..

Jeda Lam

Pity on sarawakians.. taib enjoyed for last of half century at the expense uneducated ppl in srwk

Mary Chin

I’m not a Sarawakian; maybe Jeda isn’t one either? If it’s ok for West Malaysians to refer to Sarawakians as ‘uneducated people in Sarawak’, it would be equally legitimate for Thais/Singaoreans to say, ‘Pity the Malaysians. Najib enjoyed at the expense of uneducated ppl in Malaysia.’ That East Malaysians are uneducated is a common, ignorant misconception. There should be no place for such discriminative ignorance in New Malaysia. Go to the top universities around Malaysia, you will find many East Malaysians there.

Kuldeep Singh Gill

Nab the bas….