Shafie: Orang Asli can no longer stand oppression
The Orang Asli have had it up to here with the Kelantan government. In short, enough is enough.
A recent protest mounted by nearly 1,000 Orang Asli in Gua Musang reflects the community's intolerance towards the oppression by the Kelantan government which has allowed a third party to encroach on their ancestral land.
Rural and Regional Development Minister Mohd Shafie Apdal said the matter could have been avoided if the state government had quickly gazetted the ancestral land which provided them shelter and sustenance...