Entry #1974: Homosexual activity in Indonesia

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RegionIndonesia
IssueHomosexual activity
StatusLegal
Start Date1993
End DateSep 24, 2019
DescriptionLegal Nationwide (The age of consent in Indonesia for a Homosexual Activity is 18 years old since 1993), except in Aceh : Aceh's law on criminalizing "Anal Sex" for Muslim men came into effect on October 23rd, 2015. Indonesia's proposed new penal code which sought to criminalize Homosexual conducts was failed to pass as of September 24, 2019.
Sourceshttps://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-34612544 https://www.cnbcindonesia.com/news/20190924182919-8-101927/akhirnya-dpr-batalkan-pengesahan-ruu-kuhp-dan-3-ruu-lainnya


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Deleted by danlev. Duplicate

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Revision by LGBT_southeastasian

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End DateAug 9, 2001Sep 24, 2019

Revision by Jackninja5

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End Date(NONE)Aug 9, 2001

Revision by LGBT_southeastasian

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Start DateAug 9, 20011993
DescriptionHomosexuality is legal in Indonesia.The Indonesian National law does not criminalize homosexuality ,does not have a sodomy law and do not currently criminalize private,non commercial gay acts among consenting adults. Since 2002, a special autonomy was introduced in the Aceh province , which enables Aceh to have sharia law.The northernmost province of Aceh proceeded to enact a sharia based anti homosexuality law that punishes anyone caught having Gay sex with 100 strokes of the cane or equivalent to 8 years in prison.Though,the Indonesian law allows homosexual conducts an overbroad interpreration of the pornography act , coupled with government action has enabled the police to use in targetting LGBT people.
Legal Nationwide (The age of consent in Indonesia for a Homosexual Activity is 18 years old since 1993), except in Aceh :

Aceh's law on criminalizing "Anal Sex" for Muslim men came into effect on October 23rd, 2015.

Indonesia's proposed new penal code which sought to criminalize Homosexual conducts was failed to pass as of September 24, 2019.
Show Difference
Homosexuality is legal in Indonesia.The Indonesian National law does not criminalize homosexuality ,does not have a sodomy law and do not currently criminalize private,non commercial gay acts among consenting adults. Since 2002, a special autonomy was introduced in the Aceh province , which enables Aceh to have sharia law.The northernmost province of Aceh proceeded to enact a sharia based anti homosexuality law that punishes anyone caught having Gay sex with 100 strokes of the cane or equivalent to 8 years in prison.Though,the Indonesian law allows homosexual conducts an overbroad interpreration of the pornography act , coupled with government action has enabled the police to use in targetting LGBT people. Legal Nationwide (The age of consent in Indonesia for a Homosexual Activity is 18 years old since 1993), except in Aceh : Aceh's law on criminalizing "Anal Sex" for Muslim men came into effect on October 23rd, 2015. Indonesia's proposed new penal code which sought to criminalize Homosexual conducts was failed to pass as of September 24, 2019.
Sourceshttps://jdih.acehprov.go.id/qanun/Qanun_Aceh_Nomor_6_Tahun_2014_tentang_Hukum_Jinayat.pdf
https://www.hukumonline.com/klinik/detail/ulasan/lt552a63ea8f052/apakah-homoseksual-bisa-dipidana/
https://pridelegal.com/indonesia-lgbt-laws/
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-34612544
https://www.cnbcindonesia.com/news/20190924182919-8-101927/akhirnya-dpr-batalkan-pengesahan-ruu-kuhp-dan-3-ruu-lainnya
Show Difference
https://jdih.acehprov.go.id/qanun/Qanun_Aceh_Nomor_6_Tahun_2014_tentang_Hukum_Jinayat.pdf https://www.hukumonline.com/klinik/detail/ulasan/lt552a63ea8f052/apakah-homoseksual-bisa-dipidana/ https://pridelegal.com/indonesia-lgbt-laws/ https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-34612544 https://www.cnbcindonesia.com/news/20190924182919-8-101927/akhirnya-dpr-batalkan-pengesahan-ruu-kuhp-dan-3-ruu-lainnya

Revision by LGBT_southeastasian

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Start Date1993Aug 9, 2001
DescriptionLegal Nationwide (The age of consent in Indonesia for a Homosexual Activity is 18 years old since 1993), except in Aceh :

Aceh's law on criminalizing "Anal Sex" for Muslim men came into effect on October 23rd, 2015.

Indonesia's proposed new penal code which sought to criminalize Homosexual conducts was failed to pass as of September 24, 2019
Homosexuality is legal in Indonesia.The Indonesian National law does not criminalize homosexuality ,does not have a sodomy law and do not currently criminalize private,non commercial gay acts among consenting adults. Since 2002, a special autonomy was introduced in the Aceh province , which enables Aceh to have sharia law.The northernmost province of Aceh proceeded to enact a sharia based anti homosexuality law that punishes anyone caught having Gay sex with 100 strokes of the cane or equivalent to 8 years in prison.Though,the Indonesian law allows homosexual conducts an overbroad interpreration of the pornography act , coupled with government action has enabled the police to use in targetting LGBT people.
Show Difference
Legal Nationwide (The age of consent in Indonesia for a Homosexual Activity is 18 years old since 1993), except in Aceh : Aceh's law on criminalizing "Anal Sex" for Muslim men came into effect on October 23rd, 2015. Indonesia's proposed new penal code which sought to criminalize Homosexual conducts was failed to pass as of September 24, 2019 Homosexuality is legal in Indonesia.The Indonesian National law does not criminalize homosexuality ,does not have a sodomy law and do not currently criminalize private,non commercial gay acts among consenting adults. Since 2002, a special autonomy was introduced in the Aceh province , which enables Aceh to have sharia law.The northernmost province of Aceh proceeded to enact a sharia based anti homosexuality law that punishes anyone caught having Gay sex with 100 strokes of the cane or equivalent to 8 years in prison.Though,the Indonesian law allows homosexual conducts an overbroad interpreration of the pornography act , coupled with government action has enabled the police to use in targetting LGBT people.
Sourceshttp://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-34612544
https://www.cnbcindonesia.com/news/20190924182919-8-101927/akhirnya-dpr-batalkan-pengesahan-ruu-kuhp-dan-3-ruu-lainnya
https://jdih.acehprov.go.id/qanun/Qanun_Aceh_Nomor_6_Tahun_2014_tentang_Hukum_Jinayat.pdf
https://www.hukumonline.com/klinik/detail/ulasan/lt552a63ea8f052/apakah-homoseksual-bisa-dipidana/
https://pridelegal.com/indonesia-lgbt-laws/
Show Difference
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-34612544 https://www.cnbcindonesia.com/news/20190924182919-8-101927/akhirnya-dpr-batalkan-pengesahan-ruu-kuhp-dan-3-ruu-lainnya https://jdih.acehprov.go.id/qanun/Qanun_Aceh_Nomor_6_Tahun_2014_tentang_Hukum_Jinayat.pdf https://www.hukumonline.com/klinik/detail/ulasan/lt552a63ea8f052/apakah-homoseksual-bisa-dipidana/ https://pridelegal.com/indonesia-lgbt-laws/

Revision by Muhammadaji2022

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DescriptionLegal Nationwide (The age of consent in Indonesia for a Homosexual Activity is 18 years old), except in Aceh :

Aceh's law on criminalizing "Anal Sex" for Muslim men came into effect on October 23rd, 2015.

Indonesia's proposed new penal code which sought to criminalize Homosexual conducts was failed to pass as of September 24, 2019
Legal Nationwide (The age of consent in Indonesia for a Homosexual Activity is 18 years old since 1993), except in Aceh :

Aceh's law on criminalizing "Anal Sex" for Muslim men came into effect on October 23rd, 2015.

Indonesia's proposed new penal code which sought to criminalize Homosexual conducts was failed to pass as of September 24, 2019
Show Difference
Legal Nationwide (The age of consent in Indonesia for a Homosexual Activity is 18 years old), except in Aceh : Aceh's law on criminalizing "Anal Sex" for Muslim men came into effect on October 23rd, 2015. Indonesia's proposed new penal code which sought to criminalize Homosexual conducts was failed to pass as of September 24, 2019 old since 1993), except in Aceh : Aceh's law on criminalizing "Anal Sex" for Muslim men came into effect on October 23rd, 2015. Indonesia's proposed new penal code which sought to criminalize Homosexual conducts was failed to pass as of September 24, 2019

Revision by Muhammadaji2022

Old Value New Value
DescriptionLegal Nationwide (The age of consent in Indonesia for a Homosexual Activity is 18 years old), except in Aceh :

Aceh's law on criminalizing "Anal Sex" for Muslim men came into effect on October 23rd, 2015.

Indonesia's proposed new penal code which criminalizes Homosexual conducts was failed to pass as of September 24, 2019
Legal Nationwide (The age of consent in Indonesia for a Homosexual Activity is 18 years old), except in Aceh :

Aceh's law on criminalizing "Anal Sex" for Muslim men came into effect on October 23rd, 2015.

Indonesia's proposed new penal code which sought to criminalize Homosexual conducts was failed to pass as of September 24, 2019
Show Difference
Legal Nationwide (The age of consent in Indonesia for a Homosexual Activity is 18 years old), except in Aceh : Aceh's law on criminalizing "Anal Sex" for Muslim men came into effect on October 23rd, 2015. Indonesia's proposed new penal code which criminalizes Homosexual conducts was failed to pass as of September 24, 2019 sought to criminalize Homosexual conducts was failed to pass as of September 24, 2019

Revision by Muhammadaji2022

Old Value New Value
Start Date(NONE)1993

Revision by Muhammadaji2022

Old Value New Value
DescriptionLegal Nationwide (The age of consent in Indonesia for a Homosexual Activity is 18 years old), except Aceh :

Aceh's law on criminalizing "Anal Sex" for Muslim men came into effect on October 23rd, 2015.

Indonesia's proposed new penal code which criminalizes Homosexual conducts was failed to pass as of September 24, 2019
Legal Nationwide (The age of consent in Indonesia for a Homosexual Activity is 18 years old), except in Aceh :

Aceh's law on criminalizing "Anal Sex" for Muslim men came into effect on October 23rd, 2015.

Indonesia's proposed new penal code which criminalizes Homosexual conducts was failed to pass as of September 24, 2019
Show Difference
Legal Nationwide (The age of consent in Indonesia for a Homosexual Activity is 18 years old), except Aceh : Aceh's law on criminalizing "Anal Sex" for Muslim men came into effect on October 23rd, 2015. Indonesia's proposed new penal code which criminalizes Homosexual conducts was failed to pass as of September 24, 2019 in Aceh : Aceh's law on criminalizing "Anal Sex" for Muslim men came into effect on October 23rd, 2015. Indonesia's proposed new penal code which criminalizes Homosexual conducts was failed to pass as of September 24, 2019

Revision by Muhammadaji2022

Old Value New Value
DescriptionLegal Nationwide (The age of consent in Indonesia for a Homosexual Activity is 18 years old), except in the state of Aceh :

Aceh's law on criminalizing "Anal Sex" for Muslim men came into effect on October 23rd, 2015.

Indonesia's proposed new penal code which criminalizes Homosexual conducts was failed to pass as of September 24, 2019
Legal Nationwide (The age of consent in Indonesia for a Homosexual Activity is 18 years old), except Aceh :

Aceh's law on criminalizing "Anal Sex" for Muslim men came into effect on October 23rd, 2015.

Indonesia's proposed new penal code which criminalizes Homosexual conducts was failed to pass as of September 24, 2019
Show Difference
Legal Nationwide (The age of consent in Indonesia for a Homosexual Activity is 18 years old), except in the state of Aceh : Aceh's law on criminalizing "Anal Sex" for Muslim men came into effect on October 23rd, 2015. Indonesia's proposed new penal code which criminalizes Homosexual conducts was failed to pass as of September 24, 2019

Revision by Muhammadaji2022

Old Value New Value
DescriptionLegal Nationwide (The age of consent in Indonesia for a Homosexual Activity is 18 years old), except in Aceh :

Aceh's law on criminalizing "Anal Sex" for Muslim men came into effect on October 23rd, 2015.

Indonesia's proposed new penal code which criminalizes Homosexual conducts was failed to pass as of September 24, 2019
Legal Nationwide (The age of consent in Indonesia for a Homosexual Activity is 18 years old), except in the state of Aceh :

Aceh's law on criminalizing "Anal Sex" for Muslim men came into effect on October 23rd, 2015.

Indonesia's proposed new penal code which criminalizes Homosexual conducts was failed to pass as of September 24, 2019
Show Difference
Legal Nationwide (The age of consent in Indonesia for a Homosexual Activity is 18 years old), except in Aceh : Aceh's law on criminalizing "Anal Sex" for Muslim men came into effect on October 23rd, 2015. Indonesia's proposed new penal code which criminalizes Homosexual conducts was failed to pass as of September 24, 2019 the state of Aceh : Aceh's law on criminalizing "Anal Sex" for Muslim men came into effect on October 23rd, 2015. Indonesia's proposed new penal code which criminalizes Homosexual conducts was failed to pass as of September 24, 2019

Revision by Muhammadaji2022

Old Value New Value
DescriptionLegal Nationwide (The age of consent in Indonesia for a Homosexual Activity is 18 years old), except in Aceh :

Aceh's law on criminalizing " Anal Sex" for Muslim men came into effect on October 23rd, 2015.

Indonesia's proposed new penal code which criminalizes Homosexual conducts was failed to pass as of September 24, 2019
Legal Nationwide (The age of consent in Indonesia for a Homosexual Activity is 18 years old), except in Aceh :

Aceh's law on criminalizing "Anal Sex" for Muslim men came into effect on October 23rd, 2015.

Indonesia's proposed new penal code which criminalizes Homosexual conducts was failed to pass as of September 24, 2019
Show Difference
Legal Nationwide (The age of consent in Indonesia for a Homosexual Activity is 18 years old), except in Aceh : Aceh's law on criminalizing " Anal Sex" for Muslim men came into effect on October 23rd, 2015. Indonesia's proposed new penal code which criminalizes Homosexual conducts was failed to pass as of September 24, 2019 "Anal Sex" for Muslim men came into effect on October 23rd, 2015. Indonesia's proposed new penal code which criminalizes Homosexual conducts was failed to pass as of September 24, 2019

Revision by Muhammadaji2022

Old Value New Value
DescriptionLegal Nationwide (The age of consent in Indonesia for a Homosexual Activity is 18 years old), except in Aceh :

Aceh's law on criminalizing same sex behaviour for Muslim men came into effect on October 23rd, 2015.

Indonesia's proposed new penal code which criminalizes Homosexual conducts was failed to pass as of September 24, 2019
Legal Nationwide (The age of consent in Indonesia for a Homosexual Activity is 18 years old), except in Aceh :

Aceh's law on criminalizing " Anal Sex" for Muslim men came into effect on October 23rd, 2015.

Indonesia's proposed new penal code which criminalizes Homosexual conducts was failed to pass as of September 24, 2019
Show Difference
Legal Nationwide (The age of consent in Indonesia for a Homosexual Activity is 18 years old), except in Aceh : Aceh's law on criminalizing same sex behaviour for Muslim men came into effect on October 23rd, 2015. Indonesia's proposed new penal code which criminalizes Homosexual conducts was failed to pass as of September 24, 2019 " Anal Sex" for Muslim men came into effect on October 23rd, 2015. Indonesia's proposed new penal code which criminalizes Homosexual conducts was failed to pass as of September 24, 2019

Revision by Muhammadaji2022

Old Value New Value
DescriptionLegal Nationwide (The age of consent in Indonesia for a Homosexual Activity is 18 years old), except in Aceh :

Aceh's law on criminalizing same sex behaviour for Muslim men came into effect on October 23rd, 2015.

Indonesia's New penal code which criminalizes Homosexual conducts was failed to pass as of September 24, 2019
Legal Nationwide (The age of consent in Indonesia for a Homosexual Activity is 18 years old), except in Aceh :

Aceh's law on criminalizing same sex behaviour for Muslim men came into effect on October 23rd, 2015.

Indonesia's proposed new penal code which criminalizes Homosexual conducts was failed to pass as of September 24, 2019
Show Difference
Legal Nationwide (The age of consent in Indonesia for a Homosexual Activity is 18 years old), except in Aceh : Aceh's law on criminalizing same sex behaviour for Muslim men came into effect on October 23rd, 2015. Indonesia's New penal code which criminalizes Homosexual conducts was failed to pass as of September 24, 2019 proposed new penal code which criminalizes Homosexual conducts was failed to pass as of September 24, 2019

Revision by Muhammadaji2022

Old Value New Value
DescriptionLegal Nationwide (The age of consent in Indonesia for a Homosexual Activity is 18 years old), except in Aceh :

Aceh's law on criminalizing same sex behaviour for Muslim men came into effect on October 23rd, 2015.

Indonesia's New penal code which criminalizes Homosexual conducts were failed to pass as of September 24, 2019
Legal Nationwide (The age of consent in Indonesia for a Homosexual Activity is 18 years old), except in Aceh :

Aceh's law on criminalizing same sex behaviour for Muslim men came into effect on October 23rd, 2015.

Indonesia's New penal code which criminalizes Homosexual conducts was failed to pass as of September 24, 2019
Show Difference
Legal Nationwide (The age of consent in Indonesia for a Homosexual Activity is 18 years old), except in Aceh : Aceh's law on criminalizing same sex behaviour for Muslim men came into effect on October 23rd, 2015. Indonesia's New penal code which criminalizes Homosexual conducts were failed to pass as of September 24, 2019 was failed to pass as of September 24, 2019

Revision by Muhammadaji2022

Old Value New Value
DescriptionLegal Nationwide (The age of consent in Indonesia for a Homosexual Activity is 18 years old), except in Aceh :

Aceh's law on criminalizing same sex behaviour for Muslim men came into effect on October 23rd, 2015.
Legal Nationwide (The age of consent in Indonesia for a Homosexual Activity is 18 years old), except in Aceh :

Aceh's law on criminalizing same sex behaviour for Muslim men came into effect on October 23rd, 2015.

Indonesia's New penal code which criminalizes Homosexual conducts were failed to pass as of September 24, 2019
Show Difference
Legal Nationwide (The age of consent in Indonesia for a Homosexual Activity is 18 years old), except in Aceh : Aceh's law on criminalizing same sex behaviour for Muslim men came into effect on October 23rd, 2015. 2015. Indonesia's New penal code which criminalizes Homosexual conducts were failed to pass as of September 24, 2019
Sourceshttp://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-34612544http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-34612544
https://www.cnbcindonesia.com/news/20190924182919-8-101927/akhirnya-dpr-batalkan-pengesahan-ruu-kuhp-dan-3-ruu-lainnya
Show Difference
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-34612544 http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-34612544 https://www.cnbcindonesia.com/news/20190924182919-8-101927/akhirnya-dpr-batalkan-pengesahan-ruu-kuhp-dan-3-ruu-lainnya

Revision by Muhammadaji2022

Old Value New Value
DescriptionLegal Nationwide (The age of consent in Indonesia for a Homosexual Activity is 18 years old), except for in the Aceh province :

Aceh's law on criminalizing same sex behaviour for Muslim men came into effect on October 23rd, 2015.
Legal Nationwide (The age of consent in Indonesia for a Homosexual Activity is 18 years old), except in Aceh :

Aceh's law on criminalizing same sex behaviour for Muslim men came into effect on October 23rd, 2015.
Show Difference
Legal Nationwide (The age of consent in Indonesia for a Homosexual Activity is 18 years old), except for in the Aceh province : Aceh's law on criminalizing same sex behaviour for Muslim men came into effect on October 23rd, 2015.

Revision by Muhammadaji2022

Old Value New Value
Start Date1993(NONE)

Revision by Muhammadaji2022

Old Value New Value
DescriptionLegal, except for in the Aceh province :

Aceh's law on criminalizing same sex behaviour for Muslim men came into effect on October 23rd, 2015.
Legal Nationwide (The age of consent in Indonesia for a Homosexual Activity is 18 years old), except for in the Aceh province :

Aceh's law on criminalizing same sex behaviour for Muslim men came into effect on October 23rd, 2015.
Show Difference
Legal, except for in the Aceh province : Aceh's law on criminalizing same sex behaviour for Muslim men came into effect on October 23rd, 2015. Legal Nationwide (The age of consent in Indonesia for a Homosexual Activity is 18 years old), except for in the Aceh province : Aceh's law on criminalizing same sex behaviour for Muslim men came into effect on October 23rd, 2015.

Revision by Muhammadaji2022

Old Value New Value
Start Date(NONE)1993

Revision by Muhammadaji2022

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Start DateOct 23, 2015(NONE)

Revision by Muhammadaji2022

Old Value New Value
Value(REMOVED)Legal
Special StatusN/A(REMOVED)

Revision by LGBT_southeastasian

Old Value New Value
DescriptionAceh's law on criminalizing same sex behaviour for Muslim men came into effect on October 23rd, 2015.Legal, except for in the Aceh province :

Aceh's law on criminalizing same sex behaviour for Muslim men came into effect on October 23rd, 2015.
Show Difference
Aceh's law on criminalizing same sex behaviour for Muslim men came into effect on October 23rd, 2015. Legal, except for in the Aceh province : Aceh's law on criminalizing same sex behaviour for Muslim men came into effect on October 23rd, 2015.

Revision by LGBT_southeastasian

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Special Status(REMOVED)N/A
Reports (10)
  • Note field is incorrect
  • Status is not correct "This is Indonesia, not Malaysia. Strokes of the cane are not practiced with the exception of Aceh."
  • Status is not correct "The crime is having sex outside marriage regardless of sexual orientation. A gay who doesn't have sex will not be punished, while a hetero who does so will."
  • Status is not correct ""Malaysian courts"? Wrong country"
  • Sources are invalid or broken
  • Status is not correct "it says Malaysia"
  • Note field is incorrect "It’s not Malaysia courts I think?"
  • Status is not correct "Its not Indonesia, that's malaysia"
  • Status is not correct "Indonesia is a Muslim-majority country, therefore applying that they are "Muslim areas". However, the only regions that criminalizes LGBT rights are Aceh and South Sumatra, therefore not being nationwide"
  • Status is not correct

danlev created this entry.