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Determined to fight, Penans erect new blockades
Published:  Apr 14, 2010 6:58 AM
Updated: 8:08 AM

Faced with the spectre of losing more of their forest and land to timber giant Samling Group, Penans from Sarawak’s Upper Baram have erected two road blockades to stop loggers from entering their domain, said rainforest advocacy group Bruno Manser Fund (BMF).  

The blockades have been erected at two strategical locations on logging roads near the Penan villages of Long Sabai and Ba Kerameu on the upper reaches of the Akah river, said the Switzerland-based NGO in a report.

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