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Name NGO ‘masterminding’ Kg Cunex blockades, says activist

Colin Nicholas, from the Centre for Orang Asli Concerns, says this claim was not true as the Temiar from Perak have been fighting for their rights since the 1980s.

Israel must end its blockade of Gaza

The Jewish state holds all the cards, the weapons and the means to put an end to the humanitarian crisis.

Kg Cunex blockade masterminded by NGOs, says village leader

Kampung Sarok assistant head Daud Samsuddin says the issue of customary land came up only recently.

NGO condemns arrest of Temiar villagers after blockade removed

Peka says it is the state that has encroached into customary Orang Asli land and not otherwise.

Cops take statements from 3 Orang Asli in Gerik over blockade

Police say the trio put up the wooden blockade to prevent access to loggers.

Orang Asli don’t need state’s permission to protect their land, says...

Shariffa Sabrina Syed Akil urges Perak Menteri Besar Ahmad Faizal Azumu to think of other ways of growing the economy rather than allowing logging on Orang Asli traditional land.

No arrests made over Kg Tasik Asal Cunex blockade, say cops

They say although 2 police reports were made earlier, there were no untoward incidents when the authorities dismantled the blockade.

Perak demolishes Orang Asli blockade at timber camp near Gerik

Perak MB Ahmad Faizal Azumu says the issue has been sensationalised by certain NGOs that claim a logging company is bullying the Orang Asli community there.

Tiada jaminan kerajaan, harapan Orang Asli Gerik temui jalan buntu

Masyarakat Orang Asli tidak mengharapkan apa-apa habuan daripada kerajaan, termasuk wang ringgit sebaliknya mahu tuntutan 'tanah adat' mereka ditunaikan.

Perak MB defends logging activities, says state plays by the rules

Ahmad Faizal Azumu says halting logging activities could lead to many losing their jobs.

Perak forestry dept rejects Orang Asli’s ‘encroachment’ claims

The director of the department says the Air Chepam Forest Reserve in Gerik doesn't belong to the Orang Asli.

Perak govt has encroached onto our land, claim Orang Asli

The villagers of Kampung Tasik Cunex claim a logging company and the Forestry Department are threatening them for protesting against the logging activity.

Despite change in Putrajaya, it’s same old for Orang Asli, say...

Environmentalist Shariffa Sabrina Syed Akil says the federal government still has the same thinking when it comes to solving the community's problems.

Qatar ruler says talks with Saudi begin only when embargo lifted

Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani says the blockade should be lifted and the dispute resolved with dialogue based on mutual respect and non-intervention in the internal affairs of states.

Swim team braves pollution to dive into Gaza waters

On one of the world's most polluted coastlines, 30 young Palestinians dive head first into the sea off the Gaza Strip, their minds filled with dreams of Olympic glory.

Gua Musang Orang Asli blockades cause loggers to lose millions

Kelantan timber body wants Kelantan state government to find a solution to problem which has worsened over past two years.

Compensating Kelantan one way to resolve dispute with Orang Asli, says...

The deputy rural development minister says the state's policies have made life difficult for both logging companies and the Orang Asli community.

Suaram raps Kelantan, Selangor over human rights

Suaram executive director Sevan Doraisamy takes the state governments to task over the demolition of an Orang Asli blockade in Gua Musang and a ranch in Bukit Tinggi.

Suaram: We didn’t incite Orang Asli to erect blockades

The human rights body says the barricades were already up before it entered the Temiar Village to help the Orang Asli in their standoff with loggers and planters.

Help end blockades, Orang Asli headman urges PM

Pos Bihai headman Awin Pedik claims security and peace in his village in Gua Musang have been disrupted by some tribesmen incited by outsiders to erect barricades.

Israel lets food, goods back into Gaza as Egypt pushes truce

Dozens of trucks carrying various types of goods, including fuel, has begun passing the Kerem Shalom crossing into the Palestinian enclave.

Israel reimposes blockade of fuel deliveries to Gaza

The crackdown was in response to the use of fire kites and balloons amid persistent protests along the border - Israel had lifted an earlier blockade on fuel deliveries to Gaza on July 17.

Qatar Airways adapts to blockade, may avoid making a loss

The airline lost access to 18 cities in Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Egypt, and Bahrain in mid-2017, when those four countries cut ties with Qatar.

Qatar bans goods from four countries as embargo anniversary approaches

Products from United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and Bahrain are now banned in Qatar.

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