Sarawak

Inside Malaysia’s Shadow State

A Global Witness documentary has exposed behind-the-scenes corrupt deal-making in Sarawak in a video featuring an investigator posing as a ‘potential investor’ meeting Sarawak Chief Minister Taib Mahmud’s relatives and well-connected lawyers. What is this film about? This investigation provides undercover footage of the corruption and illegality at the heart of governance in Sarawak, Malaysia’s …

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MALAYSIA: Logging and Deforestation in Borneo, Interview with Iban Chief

Deep in the heart of Borneo, near Kapit, Sarawak, I interview an Iban Chief about logging on his Tribal Land. Iban activist Peter John Jaban acts as translator of the Iban Language. The Iban still live off the Jungle; hunting, fishing and growing crops. They live together in longhouses and were originally known for the …

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