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UN Rights Chief Warns Indonesia About Criminalizing LGBT Citizens

U.N. human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein warned the Indonesian government Wednesday against criminalizing its LGBT citizens. Zeid said "extremist views" expressed by mainstream politicians are "deeply worrying" as the parliament considers revising criminal laws that would outlaw all sex outside marriage and criminalize the country's LGBT minority. During the past couple of years, the LGBT community has been subject to an escalating campaign of arrests,...

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