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vi
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Hi there..
This is my first visit to your site and i'm actually quite impressed I read a few articles and i think it's very informative. However, i'm a bit surprised when i read in the masturbation article that masturbation is a criminal in Indonesia. Well, i happen to be from Indonesia and even though i'm not a law expert, i have never heard of anyone here that is convicted for masturbation
It's true that most people here is more conventional about sex and masturbation than you guys there, but i believe masturbation is not prohibited by law here. So it's an input for your article so that it can be more accurate for the readers and as a citizen of Indonesia, i'll really appreciate it if you correct the article so that people won't get wrong impression about my country
Unless of course you have verifiable proof about it, which i'd really like to know.

Cheers,
Vi


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Heather
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Indonesia actually has incredibly strict sex laws in general, due to a high population of those who are Muslim, as well as, most likely, trying to lessen sex tourism.

For instance: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/3149896.stm
http://www.indonesia-house.org/PoliticHR/PHR1003/100103New_sex_laws.htm

The tidbit on masturbation was courtesy the Electric Law Library, when the piece was written.

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