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


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...

All Access Plan
starting from


per month
Subscribe Now
You can cancel anytime.
Get unlimited access to our articles on web and apps
Add comments to our articles
Bookmark articles to read later
We accept
Student or Senior Citizen? Get a special rateGroup / Institutional / Corporate Plans
Already Subscribed?
Sign In