Tag: land dispute
They have camped out in front of the menteri besar's office in Alor Setar seeking his intervention after authorities cut water supply.
Two-term senator tells the Penang Shariah High Court his late great-grandfather had given up 15ha in Air Itam for Muslim endowment for only 21 years.
Kishorilal Jatav was attacked by his higher-caste neighbours who doused him with petrol and set him alight last week after he challenged them for encroaching his land in Bhopal district, a police official said.
Villagers, who alleged their land was illegally seized for sale by a military-owned telecoms firm, take at least a dozen policemen hostage.
This was over a dispute over a piece of land in Jelebu, Negri Sembilan.
Decision a big victory and serves as precedent for Orang Asli land disputes in Kelantan, says lawyer Siti Kasim.
Thai police say the dispute was over the purchase of land and the hired gun was arrested while hiding in south Thailand.
Orang Asli group says victory is "bittersweet" as indigenous community cannot afford such a long court process again.