Malanjum: Laws on indigenous people need audit check to ascertain if it benefits them


  • Nation
  • Thursday, 17 Jan 2019

KOTA KINABALU: Malaysian laws on indigenous people should be audited to check if they are in line with requirements under the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (Undrip).

Chief Justice of Malaysia Tan Sri Richard Malanjum (pic) said for Malaysia, there was no clear indication on whether laws on native rights truly protect the indigenous people.

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