Hornbill Unleashed

July 19, 2013

Ibans warned of ‘people with agenda’

Joseph Tawie

The Dayak community, especially the Ibans, is told to welcome a Federal Court decision which recognises the existence of NCR land.

A former president of the Sarawak Council of Native Customary Laws has taken Dayak leaders with ‘hidden agendas’ to task for the furore over a federal court ruling disallowing the transfer by sales and purchase agreements of native customary land.

Sidi Munan said the Dayak community, especially the Ibans, should instead welcome the court decision which recognises the existence of NCR land

“We should be thankful to the Federal Court for finally recognizing our native customary rights over land. (more…)

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