300 natives stage blockade


Making a stand: Members of the Penan and Berawan communities staging a blockade near Mulu National Park. — Photo courtesy of natives

MIRI: A protest by Sarawak natives against forest clearing by a plantation firm is picking up steam on the fringes of the Mulu National Park in interior northern Sarawak.

The natives from the Penan and Ber­awan ethnic communities have erected human barriers on the road leading to Bateu Bungan village.

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