Indonesian new criminal codes ‘regressive’: advocates

Indonesia passed new criminal codes this week, with extramarital sex and couples without being legally married being punished with jail.

Advocates also fear these laws will also target the LGBTIQ+ community in the country, women who decides to have an abortion, and press freedom.

But how will these criminal laws affect Australian residents in Indonesia and tourists?

Produced By: Eduardo Jordan

Featured In Story: Tim Lindsey – Professor of Asian Law at the University of Melbourne

First aired on The Wire, Thursday 8 December 2022