Posts Tagged ‘Sex outside marriage’

Indonesia set to make sex outside marriage punishable by jail

Monday, December 5th, 2022

Indonesia’s parliament is expected to pass a new criminal code this month that would criminalise sex outside marriage and outlaw insults against the president or state institutions, prompting alarm from human rights campaigners. The deputy justice minister, Edward Omar Sharif Hiariej, said in an interview with Reuters that the new criminal code was expected to Read more

Indonesia rethinks ban on sex outside marriage

Monday, September 23rd, 2019

Indonesia’s president has delayed a vote on controversial new laws that would have outlawed sex outside marriage. They’d gained a lot of attention online, with the Australian government updating its advice for tourists heading to Bali. Now President Joko Widodo says the new laws need more consideration and has delayed next week’s vote. Bali’s a Read more