Penans in village successfully block timber firm from logging in their forests

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  • Monday, 22 Oct 2018

The Penans of Long Tevenga deep in interior northern Sarawak rejoicing after they successfully stopped a timber company from continuing logging operations in their forests.

MIRI: The Penans of Long Tevenga deep in interior northern Sarawak have successfully stopped a timber firm from continuing logging operations in the forests around their settlement.

Sarawak social activist Peter Kallang said the indigenous natives used two strategies to stop the loggings that threatened their territorial rights.  

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