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Harapan told to educate state leaders on commitment to Orang Asli rights

Geraldine Tong

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Modified 30 Jul 2019, 9:10 am

Even though the Pakatan Harapan election manifesto expressed support for the customary land rights of the Orang Asli, the coalition still needs to educate their state leaders on its implementation.

Former Suhakam commissioner Muhammad Sha’ani Abdullah said this in response to Perak Menteri Besar Ahmad Faizal Azumu, who noted that the state does not recognise the customary land (tanah adat) of any ethnic group, including the Orang Asli...

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