A proposed new law seeks to regulate the content of Indonesia’s music. Photo: Bloomberg

Indonesia looks to ban negative ‘foreign’ musical influences, leaving hundreds of musicians horrified

  • The proposed new law has brought together performance artists from across the country and musical spectrum to form a coalition rejecting it
Topic |   Indonesia

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A proposed new law seeks to regulate the content of Indonesia’s music. Photo: Bloomberg
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An 18-year-old Indonesian woman is caned in Banda Aceh as punishment for being caught cuddling with her boyfriend. Photo: AFP

Teenage couple in Indonesia’s Aceh province whipped 17 times for cuddling in public

  • The 18-year-old couple was whipped in front of hundreds of spectators in Banda Aceh
  • Flogging in the conservative region is used as punishment for a range of offences, including gambling, gay sex or having extramarital relations
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An 18-year-old Indonesian woman is caned in Banda Aceh as punishment for being caught cuddling with her boyfriend. Photo: AFP
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