Sabah NGOs seek UN probe into intrusion impact

Twenty-four Sabah NGOs have teamed up under a coalition and are demanding the United Nations (UN) establishes a fact-finding mission on the impact of the on-going intrusion in the state on the lives of the local people.

The coordinator of the Sabah Coalition of Human Rights Organisations (Sacohuro), Andrew Ambrose (left), said while the media has consistently paid attention to the situation of security personnel, the fears and anxieties of indigenous peoples were being overlooked.

“Militarisation and the presence of security forces have created many roadblocks restricting the movements of the indigenous peoples in their foraging for food, harvesting, hunting and fishing. Read more...

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