The clogged Citarum river, West Java, Indonesia. Pictures: James Wendlinger

In Indonesia, cleaning up the Citarum, ‘the world’s dirtiest river’, is now a military operation

  • President launched a seven-year clean up of the Citarum River, but critics believe the move more political than ecological
  • Activists say that by supplying jobs and occasionally bribes, polluting textile industry unlikely to be tamed
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The clogged Citarum river, West Java, Indonesia. Pictures: James Wendlinger
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