According to the new law, anyone caught in premarital sex is at risk of going to jail.Naija Newsunderstands that the law applies not only to the country’s citizens but also to foreigners.
But I don’t think the criminal code should be based on a certain religion.” Ajeng said she joined the nationwide protests in 2019 when the law was first broached.
Foreigners living in Indonesia or visiting holiday destinations such as Bali will be dealt with accordingly if found guilty of violating the new law.
She said:“With the new law, both of us can go to jail if one of the family decides to make a police report.
The new law also restricts political freedoms, a development that comes after a rise in religious conservatism in the Muslim-majority country..Read Full Story