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Who Are the Peneroka Bandar?

Arveent Kathirchelvan, Youth Chief, Parti Sosialis Malaysia

19-Sep-23 15:00

Who Are the Peneroka Bandar?

Every now and again we will hear news stories about groups of families facing eviction, for example, the case of Kampung Koskan a few months ago. Oftentimes, the people who are forcefully removed from their homes are known as “Peneroka Bandar.”

"Peneroka Bandar" in Malaysia refers to urban settlers or urban pioneers. These are individuals or families who have relocated from rural areas to urban or semi-urban areas in search of better economic opportunities and improved living conditions. In this episode, we explore who they are exactly and what challenges they face. 

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Produced by: Dashran Yohan

Presented by: Dashran Yohan

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Categories:  Law/Activismcontroversies

Tags:  kampung koskanforced evictionpeneroka bandarurban pioneersurban settlersparti socialis malaysiarelocation

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