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Transgender community lies low as intimidation intensifies

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Fri, December 7 2012 | 07:57 am

PREMIUM The transgender community has been keeping out of sight in the wake of rising intimidation from the unruly Islam Defenders Front (FPI) and the National Police’s reluctance to protect them, activists have said.

Merlyn Sofyan, a transgender activist, said on Wednesday that transgender groups across the archipelago had unwillingly cut down their social and educational events during the past ...