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Petitioning CEO, Sarawak Energy Berhad Torstein Dale Sjotveit and 3 others

Stop the destruction of Sarawak's Rivers


Tens of thousands of indigenous people from Sarawak, Malaysia, are threatened with forced displacement as the Sarawak government moves ahead with plans for 12 massive new dams. These dams will devastate the traditional homelands of native communities, drown pristine tropical habitat, and generate dangerous methane gas, a dangerous climate polluter.

Despite the fact that there is no demand for the power that would be generated by the new dams, dam builder Sarawak Energy continues to press forward with these destructive projects. This is no surprise, considering that the corrupt chief minister of Sarawak, Abdul Taib Mahmud, and his family stand to make a fortune by using the electricity to expand industries they own. The recently completed Bakun Dam was dubbed a “monument of corruption” by Transparency International.

Indigenous communities from across Malaysian Borneo have come together to form the SAVE-Rivers network, to fightfor their land rights and against the Sarawak dams. Take action now, and support the SAVE-Rivers movement by demanding that decision makers stop these destructive dams

This petition was delivered to:
  • CEO, Sarawak Energy Berhad
    Torstein Dale Sjotveit
  • Executive Director, International Hydropower Association
    Richard Taylor
  • Chief Minister of Sarawak
    Abdul Taib Mahmud
  • Prime Minister of Malaysia
    Dato' Sri Najib Razak (Prime Minister of Malaysia)

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