Court strikes out suit by Bakun villagers

Bintulu High Court rejected a suit initiated by villagers from 15 remote longhouses in Sarawak against the state authorities over compensation claims relating to the Bakun hydroelectric dam.
The villagers from the 15 original longhouses in the upper Balui river in Belaga district named the directors of the Sarawak Land and Survey Department and the state government as defendants.

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