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Temiars' tears prompt green activists into action

Geraldine Tong

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Modified 12 Dec 2016, 10:03 am

When Himpunan Hijau chairperson Wong Tack saw the pain and sadness among the Temiar Orang Asli on the day 47 arrested activists from the Gua Musang blockade were brought to court to be remanded, he vowed to support them any way he could.

"When they (arrested Orang Asli) came out from the lock up, and I saw all the women crying with their babies in hand, it just touched me so much.

"When I witnessed all the pain and sadness among them and I see their strong fighting spirit...I was very upset, so right there, I promised them I would support them," he said to Malaysiakini today.

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