Jakarta Unfair tries to challenge the Indonesian government's thesis of "a better life after eviction."
According to Jakarta Legal Aid Institute report, Jakarta Provincial Government had conducted 113 evictions in 2015 and 325 more places are threatened by eviction in 2016. At least 70% of evictions were carried out unilaterally and without any proportionate solutions.
Now, some evicted area had been flattened. The rationale is still the same: public order and environmental protection (green open space, normalization of reservoir or river) for the sake of a better life.
Jakarta Unfair tries to challenge the government thesis of "a better life after eviction."
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