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Suhakam denounces demolition of orang asli blockades in Gua Musang


Kelantan Forestry Department officers dismantling the blockade at Matau Cawas near Pos Bihai.

Kelantan Forestry Department officers dismantling the blockade at Matau Cawas near Pos Bihai.

PETALING JAYA: The Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) has condemned the Kelantan Forestry Department's demolition of the orang asli blockades in Gua Musang, Kelantan.

In a statement Tuesday, Suhakam expressed dismay that the blockades set up by the orang asli in the Balah forest reserve to protest against logging had been dismantled by the department in an operation that started on Monday.

Gua Musang , Orang Asli , Malaysia

   

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