Category Archives: Bruno Manser Fund

Swiss fund wants ‘hypocrite’ DiCaprio to return US$25m

by Raevathi Supramaniam in London LONDON: Swiss-based activist group Bruno Manser Fund has urged actor Leonardo DiCaprio to return to the Malaysian people his earnings of about US$25 million from the movie “Wolf of Wall Street”. The fund also urged … Continue reading

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BMF hit by cyber-attack on eve of major book launch

Rainforest Robbery – New book from Bruno Manser Fund The Swiss NGO Bruno Manser Fund (BMF) had its website brought down by a cyber-attack on Feb 26. The ‘break-in’ appeared to be a highly professional hack, according to the NGO’s … Continue reading

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Canadian report filed on Taib’s ‘timber kickbacks’

A police report has been lodged in Canada over the transfer of “timber kickbacks” between two companies linked to Sarawak chief minister Abdul Taib Mahmud. The report, lodged by Swiss NGO Bruno Manser Fund (BMF), is linked to evidence of … Continue reading

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Sarawak Energy boss reported to Norway’s anti-graft body

The awarding of some RM600 million worth of contracts to a company linked to Sarawak chief minister Abdul Taib Mahmud could see Sarawak Energy Bhd (SEB) chief executive Torstein Dale Sjotveit probed for graft in his home country of Norway. … Continue reading

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Taib and family escape Swiss probe

FMT staff The office of the Attorney-General of Switzerland says although the Taib family once held assets in a Swiss bank, these were withdrawn in 1999. KUCHING: The Swiss government cannot open criminal proceedings against Sarawak Chief Minister Taib Mahmud … Continue reading

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300 Sarawak natives protest at hydropower confab

About 300 people from various native groups held a protest this morning at an international conference of hydropower industry stakeholders in Kuching, Sarawak. This was intended to highlight the plight of indigenous peoples who are suffering the negative effects of … Continue reading

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Sack Sjotveit, International Hydropower Association delegates told

Sarawak Report Complicit in Corruption – the dossier on Sarawak Energy CEO Torstein Dale Sjotveit An investigation by the Swiss NGO the Bruno Manser Fund (BMF) has revealed that Sarawak Energy’s Nowegian Chief Executive has handed more than US$220 million … Continue reading

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