LBH Masyarakat is one of Indonesia’s leading legal aid society, and a recipient of a 2009 JusticeMakers fellowship. Their work focuses on empowering communities and arming them with information bout how to claim their legal and human rights.marcosta_indonesia2010-1<br /></br>.jpgOne of the communities LBH Masyarakat currently represents is Mustika, a fisherman village illegally squatting on the banks of an inlet in Northern Jakarta. Soon, as early as October, the city will forcibly evict the 150 families residing and making a living off the coastline. (Photo Essay by Mar Costa, click on the title of the blog to advance to the photo essay in its entirety.)

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