Native customary land disputes have dragged on too long


Sarawak native rights lawyer cum social activist Abun Sui (seated in white shirt) with natives whose land disputes had dragged on for many years. Starpic by Stephen

MIRI: There are still too many unresolved cases pertaining to native customary rights (NCR) land disputes, some of which have been dragging on for 15 years, says Sarawak human rights activist cum lawyer Abun Sui.

Abun, who is Hulu Rajang PKR branch chief, held a meeting on Wednesday (Jan 16) with Murum native villagers who are angry that their cases have been dragging on in the civil courts and in the Native Court for years.

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