Gerald Tan of International TV Al-Jazeera

International television station Al-Jazeera is daring enough to discuss sensitive issues considered as ‘taboo’ in Malaysia – Islam.

Its says and indigenous groups in Malaysia are accusing the government of using religion as a condition for development aid.

The ethnic tribes say infrastructure is offered to them if they abandon their animistic ways and embrace Islam – a claim the government rejects.

Al Jazeera’s Gerald Tan spoke to tribes in the central peninsular Malaysian state of Pahang. Watch below.