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FPI Now Offended by Indonesian Gay Film Web Site

14 October 2010


FPI Now Offended by Indonesian Gay Film Web Site

The Islamic Defenders Front on Friday filed a police complaint against John Badalu, organizer of the Q! Film Festival, condemning the event’s Web site as pornographic. Habib Salim Alatas, chief of the hard-line group’s Jakarta Representative Council, said the site had homosexual content and used pornographic words.

Habib’s lawyer, Munarman, said the complaint accused Badalu of violating the 2008 Information and Electronic Transaction Law (ITE). “We are not too worried about the existence of such a Web site. But we believe it could violate the laws of humanity. And it also clearly disturbs the norms of public decency,” Munarman said.

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via The Jarkata Globe

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