Even a billion ringgit won’t solve Orang Asli woes if rights are ignored, say activists

Aminah Farid

Activists say the Orang Asli must be empowered to determine the projects or programmes set up for them. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, November 21, 2020.

NO amount of money can solve the problems of the Orang Asli as long as there is no political will to recognise their rights, said activists.

They said the government must do more to reform institutions that are meant to help the Orang Asli.

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