Muslim protesters march with banners against the LGBT community in Indonesia. Photo: AFP

Dancers being attacked by an angry mob? Just the latest sign of rising anti-LGBT sentiment in Indonesia

  • The perpetrators, members of a Malay youth paramilitary organisation, justified their actions by claiming the dance was ‘vulgar’
  • Other recent instances of homophobia include the banning of a film for promoting LGBT ‘ideology’ and an attack on an HIV prevention organisation
Topic |   Indonesia

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Muslim protesters march with banners against the LGBT community in Indonesia. Photo: AFP
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