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Indigenous communities launch signature campaign against logging in Baram
Published:  Nov 29, 2021 11:40 AM
Updated: Nov 30, 2021 2:03 AM

EDITOR'S NOTE: This story was amended to reflect that there are a number of communities, not just Penan, involved in the campaign.

Indigenous communities of the Baram River Basin in Sarawak have launched a signature campaign against what they claimed to be a misleading sustainability certification for the logging of their ancestral land.

They demanded an immediate stop to industrial-scale extractive activities by timber giant Samling Group as these activities were carried out without the endorsement, full consultation and conscientious agreement of local native communities.

"We strongly oppose this selective consultation approach used by Samling with...

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