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Indonesia parliament ratifies criminal code that bans sex outside marriage

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Indonesia's parliament on Tuesday approved a criminal code that bans sex outside marriage with a punishment of up to one year in jail, part of a raft of legal changes that critics say undermine civil liberties in the world's third-largest democracy.
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Indonesia outlaws sex outside marriage in sweeping new law

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Indonesia bans sex outside marriage in new criminal code

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Indonesia passes legislation banning sex outside marriage

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2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Sweeping changes to criminal code in Indonesia

CNN's Anna Coren has more on the sweeping changes made to Indonesia's criminal code would criminalize sex outside of marriage.

2 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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