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Aboriginal People's Act 1954

Tijah Yok Chopil, The Peninsular Malaysia Orang Asli Villages Network (JKOASM) | Dr. S. Yogeswaran, The Peninsular Malaysia Orang Asli Villages Network (JKOASM) | YB' Senator Dato' Olian Abdullah, Orang Asli representative in government

30-Jul-13 15:00

Aboriginal People's Act 1954

If an amendment to the Aboriginal People's Act 1954 is passed in parliament, the Orang Asli stands to lose about 645,000 hectares of their native land. Tijah Yok Chopil, secretary of The Peninsular Malaysia Orang Asli Villages Network (JKOASM), Dr. S. Yogeswaran, legal advisor for JKOASM and Orang Asli Senator Dato' Olian Abdullah share their thoughts on the amendments’ implications for the livelihood of Orang Asli in Malaysia.


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