THE NOTION OF DEVELOPMENT: PEOPLE BEFORE PROFITS

Press statement by Kua Kia Soong, SUARAM Adviser 29 July 2019

Once again, we see Malaysian politicians trying to justify their developers-driven projects in the name of “development” – land reclamation and transport plans, the continuing deforestation of indigenous peoples’ land for plantations, etc. Meanwhile, illegal factories and dump sites continue to pollute our water sources with impunity.

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