‘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.
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.