Temiar Orang Asli group seeking better protection of their rights


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  • Tuesday, 09 Jul 2019

KUALA LUMPUR: Some 40 Orang Asli from the Temiar community in Gerik have handed over a memorandum addressed to Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to demand that their rights be better protected by the government.

The memorandum contained several demands, among them calls for the government to address issues pertaining to environmental pollution, improving the quality of education received by the community, recognising their traditional land and acknowledging the traditions of the community.

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