/ May 22, 2017

Indonesian police detain 141 men over 'gay party'

Indonesian police have detained 141 men who were allegedly holding a gay party at a sauna, an official said Monday, the latest sign of a backlash against the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community in the Muslim-majority country.Officers late Sunday raided a building in ...

May 13, 2017

Japanese making documentary in Papua deported by Indonesia

Six Japanese trying to make a documentary have been deported from Indonesia after being caught trying to film in the sensitive province of Papua without the correct visas, an immigration official said.The men, who were working for Nagano Production House, were flown out Thursday ...

May 12, 2017

Indonesia deports Japanese TV crew for alleged immigration violations

A six-member television crew from Japan was deported from the easternmost Indonesian province of Papua on Thursday for immigration violations, a local immigration official said.Yopie Watimena, chief of the immigration office in the provincial capital of Jayapura, said that one of the six Japanese ...