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Public Discussion: 19 Years of Water Privatization


In June 2, 2016, in LBH Jakarta office, Jakarta, a public discussion entitled “Discussion and Public Meeting: 19 Years of Water Privatization in Jakarta” was organized. It reveals the problems of water privatization in Jakarta, such as skyrocketing water tariff, financial losses to the public water utility, and substandard services delivered by the private water operators. The speakers in this discussion were Prof. Frans Limahelu (law expert), Andreas Harsono (human rights activist), Nila Ardhianie (director of Amrta Institute for Water Literacy).