Tuesday, April 29

Anwar receives a copy of The Broken Shield

"Datuk Seri, may I have the pleasure to present to you a copy of my book, The Broken Shield. PKR is now establishing its influence to Dayak areas. If you want to know more about Dayak problems, Dayak politics, this book will help you," said the author of The Broken Shield, when he presented a copy of the book to the defacto leader of Parti Keadilan Rakyat, Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim last Thursday ( 24 April 08) at a function at the Grand Continental Hotel.

As he glanced through the pages, he looked up to the author and said: "So you wrote about the Ming Court affair. This book must be very interesting. Thank you very much."

The author also presented a copy of the book to Dr Jeffrey Kitingan, PKR leader from Sabah who was accompaying Anwar to visit Kuching.

Like Anwar, Dr. Jeffrey also thanked the author and congratulated him for producing such a fine book. "I will remember you and give you a copy of my book."

Dr. Jeffrey has authored "Justice for Sabah" one of the most controversial books that had ever been written about Malaysia. The book is not allowed to be sold in bookshops.

Meanwhile, at a Sarawak Dayak Graduates Association (SDGA) workshop at Ranchan Pool, Serian, the book was selling like hot cakes. Uptill now, more than 500 copies of the book have been sold by the author.

The book can only be sold through the author. And anyone interested to purchase the book, can contact the author at 019-8763222 or email

Wednesday, April 16

The Broken Shield - Volume 2

The volume two of The Broken Shield sub-titled the Dayak Dilemma is now in the final stage of editing. The book should be ready by July 2008. This time, the second volume will be about 350 pages.
The contents are as follows:
  1. SNAP Crisis
  2. Formation of Sarawak Progressive Party
  3. The Power Struggle in PBDS
  4. PBDS Deregistration
  5. Formation of Parti Rakyat Sarawak (PRS)
  6. PRS Crisis
  7. The Effort to form Malaysian Dayak Congress (MDC)
  8. The Dayak Agenda

Students of political science must read this book. For that matter every Dayak should read this book in order to understand Dayaks' dilemma, the unfair treatment and unjustice meted out to them, the taking away of their NCR land, the rejection by the Registrar of Societies (ROS) for the Dayaks to form their own political party such as MDC and accuse them of being a security threat, etc.