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Indonesian Police Arrested Two Men Over A Leaked Gay Sex Tape

In a time when Indonesia is cracking down on gay and bisexual men, a gay sex video was somehow uploaded online. As you might guess, things didn’t end well for the two men starring in the video.

Police in the city of Depok, arrested the two men this past Saturday after a random citizen reported the video to authorities.

“They have been arrested and detained," Depok police spokesman Putu Kholis Aryana told AFP.

"We will apply the law on pornography and the electronic information and transactions (ITE) law."

While homosexuality and gay sex are legal in Indonesia, except for in the highly religious Aceh province, there is an ever growing toxic attitude towards gay men in the country.

As such, the police have been cracking down on gay and bisexual men while using other laws to excuse their actions.

This includes multiple raids on “gay sex” parties with the exuse of having sex in (semi) public, the deletion of gay apps from phone services with the excuse of the general public having access to them, and now the imprisonment of these two men because of a gay sex tape from who knows how long ago.

Our thoughts go out to gay and bisexual men in Indonesia, and we will keep you updated on the situation there.

h/t: Rappler