This study aims to link the model of citizen lawsuits to eco-unfriendly government action. This government action caused a loss to the community's right to a great and healthy environment. The citizen lawsuit is the right suit model to sue the Government in evaluating and improving all efforts and policies to address problems over government actions that are eco-unfriendly. Citizen lawsuit is a means of legal protection for the community in fulfilling citizens' rights to a great and healthy environment. One form of this citizen lawsuit is found in Supreme Court Decision No. 31 K/Pdt/2017 which stated that the defendant was negligent in providing fulfillment and protection of human rights for water to the citizens of DKI Jakarta, and ordered that the management of drinking water restored in the DKI Jakarta Province. If the lawsuit filed in an unlawful or default manner, then the court's decision to order the management of drinking water in the DKI Jakarta province will not be carried out.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)208-215
Number of pages8
JournalReview of International Geographical Education Online
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2021


  • Citizen Law Suit
  • Citizens' Rights to a Good and Healthy Environment
  • Government Action


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