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Nenggiri Dam project will erase Orang Asli's identity, says group

Any attempts to proceed with the construction of the Nenggiri Dam in Gua Musang, Kelantan, will be tantamount to erasing the identities of Orang Asli communities and their ties to the environment, according to a group opposing the hydroelectric project.

Jaringan Kampung Orang Asli Kelantan (JKOAK) chairperson Mustafa Along said this was as the proposed project will see the loss of forest, limestone caves and villages in an area spanning 5,384 hectares or 13,304 acres.

Aside from losing access to the forest areas...

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