GV: Malaysia’s jungle spirits

[post updated with link to Spanish, Arabic and Bangla translations]

To celebrate All Hallow’s Eve and All Saints’ Day (Day of the Dead), Global Voices has a special feature on “Ghosts, ghouls, myths and legends“. My first for this special, and my second Global Voices contribution, is as follows:

Lush with primary and secondary virgin jungle, Malaysians have long held a respect for the forests. It also helps that myths, whether bearing down from the forefathers or from urban legend, has caused a lot of superstition surrounding the vast jungle of Malaysia.

Click here for more. Click here to read it in Spanish. Click here to read it in Arabic, and here for Bangla.