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News Indonesia » Aceh: Indonesia: Police must protect - not attack - transgender women living under threat in Aceh

News channel or source: https://www.amnesty.org/en/latest/news/2018/02/indonesia-police-must-protect-not-attack-transgender-women-living-under-threat-in-aceh/
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

Indonesian authorities are completely failing to protect the transgender women who were appallingly ill-treated and humiliated by police in North Aceh on January 27, some of whom have since had to go into hiding due to fears for their safety, Amnesty ...

News Indonesia » Aceh: Indonesia’s anti-LGBT drive should concern all Asia

News channel or source: https://www.hrw.org/news/2018/02/20/indonesias-anti-lgbt-drive-should-concern-all-asia
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Indonesia’s growing moral and political panic about sexuality ... In March 2017 unidentified vigilantes forcibly entered an apartment in Aceh province and took two men in their twenties to the Sharia (Islamic law) police for alleged same-sex relations.

News Indonesia » Aceh: Indonesia’s Massive Volcano Eruption Closes Nearby Airport, Cancelled Flights (Video)

News channel or source: http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/msn/mount-sinabung-volcano-latest-news-on-the-eruption-canceled-flights-airport-closures/ar-BBJnzfe
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Indonesia issued flight warnings for the area surrounding the volcano eruption and closed Kutacane airport in Aceh province. The Volcano Observatory Notice for Aviation (VONA) is at red, its highest level. Wind direction has allowed airport authorities to ...

News Indonesia » Aceh: Indonesia raises aviation warnings after Sumatra volcano emits ash cloud

News channel or source: https://www.aol.com/article/news/2018/02/19/indonesia-raises-aviation-warnings-after-sumatra-volcano-emits-ash-cloud/23365663/
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

said Kutacane airport in Aceh province had been closed, but the wind direction allowed the airport of Kualanamu, Meulaboh and Silangit to remain open. Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, a spokesman for Indonesia's Disaster Agency, said the eruption began on Monday ...

News Indonesia » Aceh: Turning the rising tide of anti-LGBT sentiment in Indonesia

News channel or source: http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2018/02/21/turning-the-rising-tide-of-anti-lgbt-sentiment-in-indonesia/
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

On 27 January 2018, police in Aceh, Indonesia arrested 12 transwomen and forcibly cut their hair in public. The arrests were the result of a raid on five beauty salons owned and operated by transwomen. The North Aceh police chief declared that Islam is ...

News Indonesia » Aceh: Indonesia’s war on the debauched Western atrocity known as Valentine’s Day

News channel or source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2018/02/14/indonesias-war-on-the-debauched-western-atrocity-known-as-valentines-day/
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

But in Aceh, the only Indonesian province to impose sharia law ... from celebrating “beheading to betrothing” in the name of Saint Valentine — but Indonesia's bans come as the Muslim-majority country has increasingly rejected Western cultures.

News Indonesia » Aceh: Indonesia's LGBTQ Community Rattled By Criminal Code Revamp Plan

News channel or source: https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/indonesia-lgbtq-criminal-code-revamp_us_5a7fb9dde4b044b3821e1c8a?ncid=inblnkushpmg00000009
Publication date: Saturday 10 February 2018

Until now, homosexuality has not been regulated by law in Indonesia, except in the ultra-conservative Aceh province where Islamic law bans same-sex relations. But as lawmakers look to shore up conservative votes ahead of elections, parliament appears on ...

News Indonesia » Aceh: Indonesia Places Firm Order for 11 Su-35 Multirole Fighters

News channel or source: https://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/defense/2018-02-20/indonesia-places-firm-order-11-su-35-multirole-fighters
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

The Obama Administration lifted the U.S. sanctions on Indonesia’s arms imports imposed for human rights abuses in the Aceh and other regions, including those applicable to the F-16C fighters and air-launched munitions. The U.S.-made F-16 and F-5 fighters ...

News Indonesia » Aceh: Indonesia pushes for gay, pre-marital sex ban

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/indonesia-pushes-gay-pre-marital-sex-ban-074607783.html
Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

Gay sex is currently legal everywhere in secular Indonesia except for Aceh where it is banned under the semi-autonomous province's Islamic law. - 'Hateful rhetoric' - The UN human rights chief blasted Indonesia's proposed laws and raised them in talks with ...