Unmarried couples, including tourists, could be sent to prison if Indonesia passes a new penal code outlawing extramarital sex. Photo: Shutterstock
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Indonesia’s extramarital sex ban could be disastrous for country’s tourism industry

  • A proposed penal code, which would criminalise sex before marriage and outlaw same-sex relations, has caused protests, petitions, bad press
  • Travellers are already cancelling holidays, amid fears of getting locked up or fined

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Unmarried couples, including tourists, could be sent to prison if Indonesia passes a new penal code outlawing extramarital sex. Photo: Shutterstock
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