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Anti-LGBT rhetoric to spike ahead of elections

  • Nurul Fitri Ramadhani and Ina Parlina

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Fri, August 12 2016 | 09:07 am

PREMIUM Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people are in for another wave of hateful rhetoric aimed at them in the public sphere, with the country set to hold its second round of concurrent elections early next year, says the US-based Human Rights Watch (HRW).

“Not only in Indonesia, but also in other countries, we usually see that politicians use [LGBT issues] to their advantage. It ...

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