IT'S NOT ILLEGAL TO BE GAY IN INDONESIA, BUT POLICE ARE CRACKING DOWN ANYWAY

INDONESIAN PLAINCLOTHES POLICEMEN STAND GUARD OVER MEN WHO WERE ARRESTED IN A RAID AT A SAUNA IN JAKARTA, INDONESIA, ON OCT. 9.

THIS WEEKEND THEY ARRESTED 58 INDONESIANS AND FOREIGNERS AT A JAKARTA SAUNA POPULAR WITH GAY MEN, ALLEGEDLY FOR VIOLATING THE COUNTRY'S PORNOGRAPHY LAWS.

(Adi Weda/European Pressphoto Agency-EFE) JAKARTA, Indonesia -- In Indonesia, the world's largest Muslim-majority nation, homosexuality is legal and the state largely stays out of issues of private morality.
According to media reports, Indonesian national police arrested 51 men for allegedly holding a gay party at the sauna.
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Indonesian plainclothes policemen stand guard over men who were arrested in a raid at a sauna in Jakarta, Indonesia, on Oct. 9. According to media reports, Indonesian national police arrested 51 men for allegedly holding a...

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