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Activists Protest Criminal Code Revisions in Jakarta

Hundreds of activists protested outside Indonesia’s House of Representatives building on Monday against proposed revisions to the nation’s criminal code, which could outlaw gay and extramarital sex. The so-called Civil Society Alliance to Reject the Draft Criminal Code activists included feminists, LGBTQ people, sex workers, indigenous people, labor union members, and more. Speaking at the protest, queer activist Lini Zurlia said it was the first in a series of protests against the...

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