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February 18, 2021

Asia One - February 18, 2021

"It's not too late to return to God. God has not left you. Indonesia is a Muslim country, and we reject all sins.

January 29, 2021

The Guardian - January 29, 2021

Two gay men in Indonesia's Aceh province have been publicly caned 77 times each after they were reported to police by vigilantes who raided their apartment.

January 28, 2021

Kumparan - January 28, 2021

At the Taman Sari building in the Acehnese provincial capital of Banda Aceh, MU and TA grimaced with pain as two executioners flogged each of them 77 times.

January 27, 2021

The Guardian - January 27, 2021

Gemma Holliani Cahya, Jakarta – When American tourist Kristen Antoinette Gray began writing about her stay in Bali on Twitter, she apparently had little idea of the controversy she woul

January 20, 2021

Coconuts Bali - January 20, 2021

Sheany – What happens when you carelessly label a place as queer-friendly without considering the bigger picture?

January 9, 2021

Star Observer - January 9, 2021

Jessi Lewis – A Central Jawa Court rejected a legal bid by a 31-year-old former Indonesian police officer for reinstatement following dismissal over his sexuality in 2018.

December 30, 2020

CNN Indonesia - December 30, 2020

Jakarta – Indonesian military (TNI) service personnel who commit immoral acts with the same sex or homosexuals shall be subject to a maximum sentence of 28 months in prison and dismissa

December 29, 2020

The Diplomat - December 29, 2020

Tangguh Chairil and Aisha R. Kusumasomantri – In October, news broke about Indonesian Military (TNI) personnel who were dismissed for being a part of the LGBTQ community.

December 23, 2020

Coconuts Jakarta - December 23, 2020

Dozens of parents held a protest outside an elementary school in Medan, North Sumatra today, demanding that the principal step down because he is gay.

Kumparan - December 23, 2020

Scores of parents protested in front of a state primary school (SD) in Medan Tuntungan regency, Medan City, on Wednesday December 23 demanding that the school principle resign because o

LGBTQ Nation - December 23, 2020

Daniel Villarreal – On Wednesday, parents in Medan, a city on the northeastern coast of Indonesia, protested outside of an elementary school in opposition to the school's gay principal.

December 9, 2020

Reuters - December 9, 2020

Stanley Widianto, Jakarta – The first gay policeman to sue the country's police force for wrongful dismissal due to sexual orientation was back in courts this week, determined to be rei

Pink News - December 9, 2020

Lily Wakefield – A former policeman in Indonesia is suing the country's police force for wrongful dismissal over his sexuality, in a landmark case in the conservative nation.

November 27, 2020

Vice - November 27, 2020

Ikhwan Hastanto – Indonesian police have been criticized for placing a trans woman in a male jail cell following her arrest over the weekend.

November 25, 2020

Jakarta Post - November 25, 2020

Budi Sutrisno, Jakarta – Activists have strongly condemned law enforcement officials for placing a transgender woman in a men's detention facility, calling it an insensitive move agains

November 21, 2020

Pink News - November 21, 2020

Josh Milton – A gay couple in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, was forcibly dragged out of their homes to a police station and now run the risk of being lashed 100 times all because of their "ill

November 14, 2020

CNN Indonesia - November 14, 2020

Banda Aceh – Residents of Kuta Alam in the Acehnese provincial capital of Aceh have caught a gay couple having same-sex relations at a boarding house.

November 7, 2020

Tempo - November 7, 2020

Jakarta – More than a dozen military and police personnel have been discharged for having a sexual orientation seen as deviant. This is a violation of the Constitution.

October 29, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 29, 2020

Jakarta – A Semarang Police brigadier in Central Java is filing another lawsuit against the force's decision to dishonorably discharge him because of his sexual disorientation.

October 21, 2020

Vice - October 21, 2020

Ikhwan Hastanto – Indonesia's military has vowed to purge LGBT soldiers from its ranks in an escalating campaign that has spread to the police force and alarmed human rights groups.

Jakarta Post - October 21, 2020

Rizki Fachriansyah, Jakarta – The Institute for Criminal Justice Reform (ICJR) has raised concerns over the National Police's recent dismissal of a one-star police general based on thei

Tempo - October 21, 2020

Fikri Arigi, Andita Rahma, Egi Adyatama, Jakarta – The Institute for Criminal Justice Reform (ICJR) condemned the acts of the Indonesian Military (TNI) and the National Police (Polri) t

October 18, 2020

October 16, 2020

Tempo - October 16, 2020

Egi Adyatama, Jakarta – The Indonesian National Army (TNI) has stated that it will not tolerate the presence of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transsexual/Transgender (LGBT) groups in thei

Tempo - October 16, 2020

Ahmad Faiz Ibnu Sani, Jakarta – Member of the Defense Commission of the House of Representatives (DPR) TB.