An Indonesian florist waits for customers in Bogor. Several cities across the country have banned people from celebrating Valentine’s Day. Photo: EPA An Indonesian florist waits for customers in Bogor. Several cities across the country have banned people from celebrating Valentine’s Day. Photo: EPA
An Indonesian florist waits for customers in Bogor. Several cities across the country have banned people from celebrating Valentine’s Day. Photo: EPA
Indonesia

Amorous and passionate couples hunted down in Indonesia as cities ban Valentine’s Day

The prohibitions come amid concerns that the traditionally tolerant county is taking a sharp fundamentalist turn, by pushing to make pre-marital sex illegal and punishable with jail time

Topic |   Indonesia
An Indonesian florist waits for customers in Bogor. Several cities across the country have banned people from celebrating Valentine’s Day. Photo: EPA An Indonesian florist waits for customers in Bogor. Several cities across the country have banned people from celebrating Valentine’s Day. Photo: EPA
An Indonesian florist waits for customers in Bogor. Several cities across the country have banned people from celebrating Valentine’s Day. Photo: EPA
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