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MPR speaker’s remarks on LGBT spark controversy

  • Safrin La Batu and Nurul Fitri Ramadhany

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Tue, January 23 2018 | 12:08 am

PREMIUM 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...