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Intimacy in penal code: A controversial controversy

  • Fajri Matahati Muhammadin

Yogyakarta | Fri, February 23 2018 | 01:53 am

PREMIUM The spotlight of international human rights discourse is currently on Indonesia’s amendement of the Criminal Code, which indicates a strong direction toward criminalizing homosexual conduct and fornication.

The issue has always been a debate between religious morality and human rights. Most recently, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad al Hussein spoke agai...