Sex outside of marriage can be jailed in Indonesia

The amendment will also prohibit insulting the president or government agencies and expressing opinions that are contrary to ideology. of the State of Indonesia.
Mr. Edward Omar Sharif Hiariej, Deputy Minister of Justice of Indonesia said that after many decades The anniversary of the establishment, the new Criminal Code is expected to be approved on December 15. He said, "We are proud to have a criminal code that is consistent with the values of IN. Indonesia.
The rules, if adopted, will apply to Indonesian citizens as well as foreigners. Thailand, business groups expressed concern about the possible damage to the image of Indonesia as Destinations for recreation and investment.
The bill was supported by many Muslim groups. A previous draft of the law was set to be passed in 2019 but sparked protests across the country.
At that time, tens of thousands of people protested against many laws, especially the law that held that is the regulation of morals and free speech, which they say will limit the freedom of citizens.
According to the latest draft of the law dated November 24, having sex outside of marriage can be punished by up to 1 year in prison. . While insulting the president, an offense that can be charged by The president only has a maximum age of three years.

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