By Faiz Zainudin
KUALA LUMPUR: A group of 50 Orang Asli from Gua Musang, Kelantan, today gathered outside the Forestry Department here to protest the tearing down of anti-logging blockades in the Balah forest reserve.
Lawyer and human rights activist Siti Kasim, along with representatives of 20 NGOs, including Pertubuhan Pribumi Perkasa and Suara Rakyat Malaysia, took part.
They marched about 1km from Wisma Tani to the department’s headquarters on Jalan Sultan Salahuddin here.
The group was denied entry into the Forestry Department building by security guards.
That did not stop the protesters from speaking out against alleged mistreatment of the Orang Asli in Kelantan.