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Pornography & Sexual Morality

June 18, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Pornography & Sexual Morality
Tempo - June 18, 2019

Jakarta (Antara) – The Sukabumi District transportation agency conducted an operation against urban public transport mini vans – locally known as angkot – that exhibits offensive stick

June 17, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Pornography & Sexual Morality
Coconuts Jakarta - June 17, 2019

In conservative Indonesia, the fear of children engaging in the 'sin' of pre-marital sex often leads to young couples being forced to marry, which often leads to them dropping out of s

May 3, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Pornography & Sexual Morality
Screen Daily - May 3, 2019

Liz Shackleton – Indonesian filmmaker Garin Nugroho's Memories Of My Body has been banned in five provinces in Indonesia and is being attacked on social media by groups claiming that i

April 25, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Pornography & Sexual Morality
Jakarta Post - April 25, 2019

Jakarta – The Depok administration in West Java has sent a letter to the Indonesian Broadcasting Commission (KPI) requesting an immediate ban of Garin Nugroho's film "Kucumbu Tubuh Ind

April 17, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Pornography & Sexual Morality
Jakarta Post - April 17, 2019

Sausan Atika, Jakarta – A replica of Greek god Hermes located on Harmoni bridge in Central Jakarta is back to being nude after having the lower part of its body covered up by a piece o

March 28, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Pornography & Sexual Morality
Deutsche Welle (DW) - March 28, 2019

Recently, an entertainment resort in Indonesia covered up statues of mermaids in an attempt to be more 'family-friendly.' The incident has stirred a debate on nudity and "immoral" cond

March 27, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Pornography & Sexual Morality
ABC News - March 27, 2019

A theme park in Indonesia has removed its mermaid statues after images of their breasts covered by gold cloth went viral in the country and sparked an online backlash.

March 26, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Pornography & Sexual Morality
Agence France Presse - March 26, 2019

A pair of bare-breasted mermaid statues have been given the family values treatment at an Indonesian amusement park where officials slipped golden tube tops over their chests.

March 25, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Pornography & Sexual Morality
Coconuts Jakarta - March 25, 2019

Some people actually believe that breasts on statues of mermaids can be a turn on and therefore are morally abominable.

March 20, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Pornography & Sexual Morality
Coconuts Jakarta - March 20, 2019

Although pornography is strictly illegal in Indonesia, it was once relatively easy to find pornographic DVDs being sold under the table at some of Jakarta's shadier shopping centers.

February 27, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Pornography & Sexual Morality
Jakarta Post - February 27, 2019

Ivany Atina Arbi, Jakarta – A preacher popular on social media, Fuadh Naim, has told Muslims to stay away from South Korean popular culture, claiming that its drama and music exposed p

News ›› Indonesia ›› Pornography & Sexual Morality
The Guardian - February 27, 2019

Kate Lamb – More than a dozen western pop songs, including Ed Sheeran's Shape of You, have been deemed pornographic and banned from being played in daylight hours in Indonesia's notori

February 26, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Pornography & Sexual Morality
Reuters - February 26, 2019

Jakarta – Indonesia's most populous province has set restrictions on when certain English-language songs can be aired on television and radio, citing concerns over "vulgar" and "negati

February 14, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Pornography & Sexual Morality
Coconuts Jakarta - February 14, 2019

Another year, another Valentine's Day ban story in Indonesia.

News ›› Indonesia ›› Pornography & Sexual Morality
Jakarta Post - February 14, 2019

Jakarta – A florist in Bogor Regency, West Java, spoke out about the effect of the city administration's call for its residents not to celebrate Valentine's Day, which it said was not

February 13, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Pornography & Sexual Morality
Coconuts Jakarta - February 13, 2019

Some of Indonesia's most outspoken conservatives have long complained about cultural appropriation, particularly in regards to the adoption of certain Western celebrations such as Hall

February 7, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Pornography & Sexual Morality
Coconuts Jakarta - February 7, 2019

Indonesia's Ministry of Communication and Information (Kominfo) extended its policing of the country's internet to popular live chat apps over the last year, implementing filters for c

January 3, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Pornography & Sexual Morality
Coconuts Jakarta - January 3, 2019

A policewoman in Indonesia has been dishonorably discharged after her sexy selfies, which were spread by a man she thought was another police officer but turned out to actually be a co

December 31, 2018

News ›› Aceh ›› Pornography & Sexual Morality
Jakarta Post - December 31, 2018

Jakarta – Officials and religious leaders in Aceh have called on Muslims in the province not to celebrate the New Year for religious reasons.

News ›› Indonesia ›› Pornography & Sexual Morality
Jakarta Post - December 31, 2018

Jakarta – Personnel of the Public Order Agency (Satpol PP) in Makassar, South Sulawesi, have for the umpteenth time raided several mini markets for openly selling condoms.

December 20, 2018

News ›› Indonesia ›› Pornography & Sexual Morality
Coconuts Jakarta - December 20, 2018

One Indonesian man's apparent disgust of PDA has landed him in hot water with the law, with him potentially facing imprisonment for filming a couple making out.

December 15, 2018

News ›› Aceh ›› Pornography & Sexual Morality
Viva - December 15, 2018

Banda Aceh Mayor Aminullah Usman says he will revoke the business licenses of hotels in Banda Aceh that provide facilities for people to celebrate New Year.

November 27, 2018

News ›› Aceh ›› Pornography & Sexual Morality
Coconuts Jakarta - November 27, 2018

Aceh is the only province in Indonesia given special autonomy to implement sharia-based laws.

September 7, 2018

News ›› Indonesia ›› Pornography & Sexual Morality
Coconuts Jakarta - September 7, 2018

Before it was shut down in 2014, Surabaya's Dolly was the largest red light district in Southeast Asia.

September 5, 2018

News ›› Aceh ›› Pornography & Sexual Morality
Coconuts Jakarta - September 5, 2018

In Aceh, the only province in Indonesia allowed to implement Islamic sharia based laws, women have often become victims of discrimination in the name of religion.