BY DESMOND DAVIDSON
Tribes in the Sarawak interior are "unanimously against" the proposed Baram hydroelectric dam that would displace thousands of them if it is built, a fact finding mission by the Malaysian Human Rights Commission (Suhakam) earlier this month has found.
Long San on the Baram River, about 230km or a 4-hour drive from Miri, is considered the principal home of Kenyah culture and has become increasingly popular as a tourist destination. “While the people welcome the announcement on the moratorium, a great sense of anxiety is still there,” said Peter Kallang (pic, left), chairman of Save Rivers, the non-governmental organisation that is spearheading the campaign against the dam. - See more at: http://www.themalaysianinsider.com/malaysia/article/sarawak-tribes-tell-human-rights-commission-no-to-baram-dam#sthash.b3B6JegD.dpuf