MPR speaker’s remarks on LGBT spark controversy
Safrin La Batu and Nurul Fitri Ramadhany
The Jakarta Post
People’s Consultative Assembly (MPR) Speaker Zulkifli Hasan triggered uproar on Saturday after he claimed five political parties in the House of Representatives had supported a bill to legalize same-sex marriage.
However, his statement was quickly refuted by recently elected House Speaker Bambang Soesatyo of the Golkar Party.
“There was no deliberation on a specific bill about th...