Indonesia legislators make extramarital sex a crime
ALARMED OVER AMENDMENTS Activists protest then-proposed revisions to Indonesia’s criminal code outside the parliament building in the capital Jakarta on Monday, Dec. 5, 2022. AFP PHOTO
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JAKARTA: Indonesia’s legislature passed on Tuesday a long-awaited and controversial revision of its penal code that criminalizes extramarital sex and applies to both citizens and visiting foreigners, after a parliamentary task force finalized the measure last month.
According to Deputy Law and Human Rights Minister Edward Hiariej,