According to Jameson, chairperson of the Action Committee of Lun Bawang Land Rights, the 7 persons arrested at the blockade against the Sabah Sarawak Gas Pipeline Project, have to report to police station every month from now onwards. Their case has been forwarded to Miri police and there has not been any charges so far. The chairperson expressed disappointment that the 7 are not discharged since the police has taken a long time to investigate the case.
The 7 were arrested after they set up a blockade for 1 week outside Lawas town early November. The case was given substantial report by local alternative media and attracted international attention. Since the arrests the blockade has been dismantled by the police, while the residents start an information campaign to the community to regroup for further action.
The Sabah Sarawak Gas Pipeline Project has encroached on numerous NCR lands along its 500km length and has met blockades in no less than 4 points between Kimanis and Bintulu.
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