Indonesian dam threatens village life

Jatigede dam will flood large areas of land and force people out of their homes, but many refuse to budge.

    Thousands of villagers in Indonesia are refusing to leave their homes because they say they were not compensated for the future loss of land and income as a new dam reaches completion.

    Jatigede dam will be the country's second largest and, when building stops, will flood at least 32 villages.

    Al Jazeera's Step Vaessen reports from Sumedang.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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