Please refresh the page and retry. The authorities claimed that Instagram had removed the account, under the name Alpantuni, after their demands. The Daily Telegraph approached the company for comment, but it did not respond.
We did of course point out to our concerned friends and family back home that Sharia Law is only in place in one small part of Indonesia in the Northern Aceh province. Although Indonesia is officially a secular country, society is extremely conservative. Whilst homosexuality was legalised insadly it looks like these anti-gay laws will be reinstatedjust like they were in India in
Mulyadi Anwar, a member of the city council in Pekanbaru in eastern Sumatra, orchestrated the raid and boasted about it in an anti-LGBT message on his re-election campaign Facebook page. Mulyadi acknowledged that the organization provides condoms and counseling for sex workers and waria roughly translated as transgender women. They still do vice activities.
Jakarta : A former Indonesian police officer who was sacked for being gay has decided to fight the country's creeping Islamic fundamentalism by challenging his dismissal through the courts. Known as TT, the man was accused of disobeying the values of religion, law and morality and damaging the reputation of the police force. TT served in the Central Java police force for 10 years and had kept his sexual orientation secret from his family and his colleagues until, on Valentine's Day in he was confronted by eight police officers in the car park of the hospital where his now-former partner worked as a surgeon.
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Jengker, a professional makeup artist, is also concerned because trans women often face discrimination and persecution, especially those who are sex workers. Like Jengker, Vanessa Chaniago is worried. She sees increasing incidents of violence against the trans community, especially during this political year.
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Members of the Indonesian Police. A former police officer from Central Java may be the first person in Indonesia to have been fired from the police force for his sexual orientation. Since March 26th, the ex-policeman has been demanding justice from the Central Javanese by filing a lawsuit against the Indonesian Police Force for violating his human rights.
It is the first Indonesian film with a gay theme, and the first Indonesian film to use high-definition color enhancement. It uses a mixture of Englishstandard Indonesian and Jakartan slang. A television series as a continuation of the movie with the same title has been airing on AnTV. The story is based in Jakarta in Indonesia.