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Islamic scholars in Indonesia push for death penalty for sex abuse and gay and ... - ABC Online

16 Mar 15, 08:03:19

ABC Online

Islamic scholars in Indonesia push for death penalty for sex abuse and gay and ...
ABC Online
Indonesia's council of Islamic scholars is recommending the government allow the death penalty for a range of sex crimes including abuse, indecency and gay and lesbian "activities". The country's Ulema Council or MUI has issued a Fatwa banning gay and ...
Indonesia's Islamic authority calls for death penalty for gay sexGay Star News
Indonesia's highest Islamic clerical body issues fatwa proposing death penalty ...San Diego Gay & Lesbian News
Indonesian clerics issue fatwa against gaysPinkNews
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Fatwas, gay sex tourism and the Indonesian LGBT underground - AMERICAblog (blog)

19 Mar 15, 02:03:06

Fatwas, gay sex tourism and the Indonesian LGBT underground
AMERICAblog (blog)
Even before the Indonesian Ulema Council's (MUI) recent fatwa on “crimes of homosexuality,” the archipelago's LGBT community has rarely been able to live without prejudice and danger shading their daily lives. Given the history of authoritarian and ...

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Indonesian activists reject Muslim clerics' anti-gay fatwa - Erasing 76 Crimes

20 Mar 15, 11:03:33

Rappler

Indonesian activists reject Muslim clerics' anti-gay fatwa
Erasing 76 Crimes
Criticism greeted a harsh proposal from Indonesia's top Islamic clerical group, which called for the country to enact a law against same-sex intimacy and to impose the death penalty. The proposal was contained in an edict, or fatwa, from the Indonesian ...
Let's talk about that fatwa on homosexuality in IndonesiaRappler

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'Coming Out': It's not easy being green… or gay — Julia Suryakusuma - Malay Mail Online

26 Mar 15, 07:03:30

'Coming Out': It's not easy being green… or gay — Julia Suryakusuma
Malay Mail Online
You'd expect that wouldn't you? Interestingly, 13 days after the MUI issued the fatwa, on March 16, a book called Coming Out addressing the issue of being gay in Indonesia, was published by Kepustakaan Populer Gramedia (KPG). The author, Hendri Yulius, ...

First Ward candidates clear air in response to mudslinging - Columbia Daily Tribune

28 Mar 15, 05:03:38

Columbia Daily Tribune

First Ward candidates clear air in response to mudslinging
Columbia Daily Tribune
Allegations that First Ward candidate Clyde Ruffin is involved with a “pray away the gay” movement have run rampant on the Internet during the past few weeks. Audience members brought the issue out into the open Friday with questions about LGBTQ issues ...

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Comments on other issues: Abolishing laws targeting - Jakarta Post

27 Mar 15, 01:03:15

Comments on other issues: Abolishing laws targeting
Jakarta Post
“A loud statement of support for the rights of Indonesia's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender [LGBT] population would be an important place to start,” Human Rights Watch's (HRW) deputy director for Asia division, Phelim Kine, said in a statement ...

Film Review: 'How to Win at Checkers (Every Time)' - Variety

26 Mar 15, 03:03:57

Variety

Film Review: 'How to Win at Checkers (Every Time)'
Variety
Specific cultural and political accents flavor universal coming-of-age territory in Josh Kim's appealing, unassuming “How to Win at Checkers (Every Time)” — a gay-themed drama in which sexuality informs characterization rather than conflict. Woven ...

One Direction's Harry Styles Chokes Up On Stage Following Zayn Malik's ... - Towleroad

26 Mar 15, 01:03:53

Towleroad

One Direction's Harry Styles Chokes Up On Stage Following Zayn Malik's ...
Towleroad
Zayn Malik's departure yesterday from boy band One Direction had Harry Styles heartbroken during last night's concert in Indonesia. BBC notes: It is unclear from the footage whether Harry, 21, was crying because of the news of Zayn or because fans were ...

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UN benefits for gay spouses despite Russian opposition - FRANCE 24

25 Mar 15, 07:03:30

FRANCE 24

UN benefits for gay spouses despite Russian opposition
FRANCE 24
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon last June gave same-sex couples the same benefits, such as pension entitlements and travel allowances, that heterosexual couples can expect, provided they were wed in a country where gay marriage is legal. Previously ...

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Glance at plane crashes blamed on deliberate pilot action - Fox 28

26 Mar 15, 03:03:59

Fox 28

Glance at plane crashes blamed on deliberate pilot action
Fox 28
19, 1997: SilkAir Flight 185 plunges into a river in Indonesia, killing all 104 aboard. U.S. investigators say the captain probably crashed the plane on purpose, but an Indonesian investigation was inconclusive. - Aug. 21, 1994: A Royal Air Maroc ...

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