Villagers put up blockade

KUCHING: Villagers from three longhouses in Simunjan have put up a blockade to defend their native customary rights (NCR) land from alleged encroachment by oil palm plantation companies.

Some 93 families from Kampung Sekendu, Kampung Sungai Lingkau and Kampung Melanjuk started the blockade on Aug 18 to protect their farmland while awaiting their appeal against a High Court judgement to be heard.

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