Activists call for talks with stakeholders on amendments to Orang Asli act

Noel Achariam

Center for Orang Asli Concerns coordinator Colin Nicholas urges the government to looking into the Orang Asli customary land rights, education, welfare and infrastructure when making amendments to the Aboriginal Peoples Act 1954. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, September 7, 2023.

THE government must do research before amending the Aboriginal Peoples Act 1954 (Act 134) with focus on customary land rights, education and welfare, Orang Asli activists said.

They asked if the stakeholders and those involved in the affairs of the Orang Asli were consulted on the amendments.

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