Monday, July 26, 2021

Bagan Lalang

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‘Do they think the Orang Asli are stupid?’

After decades of settling and working in Bagan Lalang, the Mah Meri people face the prospect of losing their home after an eviction notice by the Selangor government.

Bagan Lalang eviction just the tip of the iceberg, says Orang Asli activist

The entire Mah Meri culture is in danger of disappearing, especially given the economic difficulties brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic, he says.

Pengusiran Bagan Lalang hanya permulaan, kata aktivis Orang Asli

Seluruh budaya Mah Meri mungkin diancam pupus, lebih-lebih lagi ketika ekonomi semakin mendesak akibat pandemik Covid-19, katanya.

Good-bye, after 20 years

It's been their home for 20 years but a small group of Orang Asli from the Mah Meri tribe must now say farewell to their tiny village in Bagan Lalang, Sepang, Selangor as the owner wants the land back.

Ahead of land talks, Selangor Orang Asli village hopes for the best but braces for the worst

They are hoping for some measure of reparation to allow them to start a new life elsewhere, as their eviction looms.

Menjelang rundingan tanah, Orang Asli Selangor harap yang terbaik

Mereka berharap beberapa langkah pampasan dapat dibincangkan bagi membolehkan mereka memulakan kehidupan baru di tempat lain.

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