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Dear Mr. Anas, Our organization received very disturbing information from civil society organizations and mass media in Indonesia about your government’s planned mass forced evictions of 4,646 families (18584 people) living under the freeways, such as Rawa Bebek(Block A-G),2100 families,Jembatan Tiga, 500 families,Kolong Tol Walang A, 125 families,Kolong Tol Walang B, 131 families,Kolong Tol Muara Karang, 200 families,Kolong Tol Petak Seng-Jelambar, 231 families,Kolong Tol Jalan Tongkol,159 families,Kolong Tol Warakas, 1200 families.
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Located on the northwest tip of the island of Java, the city of Jakarta looks out over the Java Sea. Like many urban areas all over the world, Jakarta, Indonesia, is growing.
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This 115-page report describes the Jakarta regoinal government’s excessive use of force to clear out urban slums. It draws on numerous evictees’ accounts of government security forces beating or mistreating them before destroying their homes and possessions.
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