“Human rights group ‘LBH Jakarta’ reported that the Jakarta city government destroyed 113 homes in 2015 and planned to destroy 325 more in 2016. At least 70% of the homes were demolished with no consultation or settlement.
Today many of the homes threatened with demolition have been razed. The excuse is always the same: law and order and urban normalization (green open space, weirs or river management) in the interests of a better life.
“Jakarta Unfair” sets out to test the theory of the Jakarta city government that life is better after your home has been demolished.”
From WatchDoc Documentary, Jakarta