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Journalists claimed they were threatened by forestry officials


Ong (left) and Too were detained at the blockade at Matau Cawas on Jan 24.

Ong (left) and Too were detained at the blockade at Matau Cawas on Jan 24.

PETALING JAYA: Two freelance journalists covering an Orang Asli blockade in Kelantan claim they were intimidated and threatened by state forestry officials during an operation there.  

Jules Rahman Ong, 46, said that he and Too Chee Hung, 36, were surrounded by more than 20 forestry officers on the morning of Jan 24 at the Matau Cawas blockade near Gua Musang.  

Kelantan , Jules Rahman Ong , Too Chee Hung

   

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