Last week an Islamic court in Aceh also sentenced two men to be publicly caned for having gay sex, the first time such a punishment has been handed down for homosexual activities in the conservative province. This week, prosecutors notified Mr. We keep you informed because you matter We tell you the stories that matter. I've read the Rappler privacy statementsite use policycomment moderation policy. Norway pushes Venezuela mediation effort Latin America.
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Cancel Submit. On the way, cryptic messages of support began arriving from distant relatives. Ex-vice justice minister arrested for bribery in South Korea Asia Pacific. But in the vast majority of Indonesia, anti-gay violence has been rare, and persecution of gay people by the state has been even rarer. These include the alleged organizers of the event as well as men suspected of being prostitutes and striptease dancers. His life there has been a dull routine of exercise, library and church.