Keeping the Spirit of Bruno Manser Alive

By Marco Ferrarese

March 2016 FEATURE
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Journalist Ruedi Suter sheds light on the mysterious circumstances surrounding the strange disappearance of Bruno Manser, who highlighted the plight of Sarawak’s Penan people.In 2004, Swiss indigenous-rights activist Bruno Manser hiked to his favourite peak, Batu Lawi. Despite having completed the climb several times during his years with the nomadic Penan, he disappeared into thin air. He had been championing the Penan’s fight against the deforestation of their ancestral land.Bruno’s uncanny story is told in great detail by Ruedi Suter...

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Marco Ferrarese

is a musician, author and travel writer. He has written about overland travel and extreme music in Asia, and blogs at www.monkeyrockworld.com. He also curates the Penang Insider, the smart guide for traveling and living in Penang, at www.penang-insider.com. His latest book, The Travels of Marco Yolo, is available in bookstores. Follow him on Twitter @monkeyrockworld.