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The problems with the Aboriginal Peoples Act

Orang Asli protesters seek to protect their livelihoods and cultural heritage

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The Department of Orang Asli Development (Jakoa) is expected to begin a study on amendments to the existing Aboriginal Peoples Act 1954 this year.

BFM speaks to Dr Yogeswaran Subramaniam, a lawyer and researcher focusing on Orang Asli land rights, about the significance of this move and what amendments are most urgently needed.

Produced by: Kelly Anissa
Presented by: Lee Chwi Lynn and Sharmilla Ganesan

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AGENDA RAKYAT - Lima perkara utama
  1. Tegakkan maruah serta kualiti kehidupan rakyat
  2. Galakkan pembangunan saksama, lestari serta tangani krisis alam sekitar
  3. Raikan kerencaman dan keterangkuman
  4. Selamatkan demokrasi dan angkatkan keluhuran undang-undang
  5. Lawan rasuah dan kronisme
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