With protests, rallies and petitions, the message from the public has been clear: the water service in Jakarta should be re-municipalised, to save the water system from financial ruin and the water service from a profit-oriented private sector.
In December 2010, hundreds of water union workers in Jakarta (Indonesia) protested against the privatisation of water services in the city.
The experience of water privatisation in Jakarta (Indonesia) shows that private investments are not the answer to fulfill the human right to water.
This accessible, well-researched book provides a devastating critique of both the theory and practice of carbon trading, which lie at the heart of global climate policy.
Although support from urban-based students and activists was important, the rural protest in Indonesia during President Suharto's regime was built on continued protest and organisation around land issues.