New film denounces forced resettlement of Dayak peoples in Sarawak

New film denounces forced resettlement of Dayak peoples in Sarawak

Sarawak, Malaysia: A new film from the Borneo project, Broken Promises: Displaced by Dams,  made in conjunction of the indigenous peoples of central Sarawak and many support organisations summarises the threat posed by 17 large dams under development. Featuring interviews with numerous Dayaks and activists, the film describes the impact of previous dams, shows the strong and growing mobilisation in opposition to these impositions and calls for alternative development and energy supply systems. The film is the third in a series illustrating the problems faced by indigenous peoples of Sarawak from hydro-power development.

Press release [97 KB English only]

Available on Vimeo in English and Malay:

Broken Promises: Displaced by Dams from The Borneo Project on Vimeo.