Saturday, September 19, 2009

Indonesia: Prison Time for Gays

One Indonesian province passed a law this week mandating that individuals found guilty of homosexual conduct receive lashings and fines, or prison time.



ACEH X390 (GETTY) | ADVOCATE.COM

One Indonesian province passed a law this week mandating that individuals found guilty of homosexual conduct receive lashings and fines, or prison time.

According to the legislation, "Any person deliberately performing homosexuality or lesbianism is threatened with up to 100 cane lashes and a maximum fine of 1,000 grams of fine gold, or imprisonment of up to 100 months," reports the Associated Press.

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