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Monday, April 7, 2008

The Taming of The Dayak

Article originated by Philip Khoo in Aliran Magazine.

In the course of a year, the two major parties in the Sarawak Barisan Nasional (BN) with an essentially Dayak base met a similar fate. Both are parties with complex and uneasy relationships, in turn submissive and defiant, with the dominant Sarawak BN party, the Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB). Both had been in opposition at some point in the past. Both were established to realise a Dayak identity, and to advance allegedly Dayak interests and aspirations. Both haven�t quite succeeded in either objective, except in limited ways.

Revisited Link here
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