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Report: Perak suspends logging at Hulu Chepam after Orang Asli protest

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The Perak state government has issued an order to suspend all logging activities in its Hulu Chepam forest after a protest by the Temiar Orang Asli tribe, who are claiming their rights to the land.

According to a news report, lawyer David Gurupatham said the order was issued by the Perak Forestry Department on Wednesday, after meeting among the authorities, the logging company and representatives of the tribe...

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