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More voices for Lasah

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Photo: Their Turn’s protest out Malaysian consulate in NYC On 12th August, Their Turn, an American animal rights organisation organised an amazing protest for Lasah outside the Malaysian consulate in New York City.... READ MORE

Orangutan attack at Sepilok

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Photo: The lifeless body of Yoda after his tragic electrocution at Sepilok   In a Tripadvisor post made by a tourist in March 2017, an orangutan attacked a tourist at the Sepilok Orangutan... READ MORE

Lasah denied freedom

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Dear supporter, On May 10th the Malaysian environment ministry announced that Lasah will remain at the Langkawi Elephant Adventures after an evaluation. In a publication by a government owned news agency [re-published... READ MORE

Sukau bridge project scrapped

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Photo: Proboscis monkeys near Sukau, Kinabatangan. @fotomalaysia The good news wildlife enthusiasts have been waiting and hoping for. The Sabah state government announced on April 20th 2017 that the much much maligned Sukau... READ MORE

California and London demo for Lasah

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Photo: London demonstration @HannahMorrisPhotography In March supporters in California and London of the campaign for Lasah organised public demonstrations for the abused and exploited Malaysian elephant . A huge thank you to supporters... READ MORE