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Religious Affairs Minister: No Religion Tolerates LGBT

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - Religious Affairs Minister Lukman Hakim Saifuddin said there is no religion that tolerates lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT). Therefore, he doubted that there is a party faction in the House of Representatives (DPR) that support LGBT. "I think there is a mistake (information)," he said in Senayan complex, on Monday, January 22.

In the Tanwir I Aisyiyah event in Surabaya last Saturday, Chairman of People's Consultative Assembly (MPR) Zulkifli Hasan revealed that there were five factions in the House of Representatives (DPR) who approved LGBT behavior. "Currently the House is discussing LGBT law or same-sex marriage. There are already five political parties that approved the LGBT," he said.

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Lukman added, Indonesia is a religious country. So, there can be no LGBT acceptance is legalized.

Lukman is reluctant to comment on the perceived issue of LGBT deliberately rolled out to be politicized. "I do not want to suppose if it is politicized or not," he said.

The same opinion was conveyed by House Speaker Bambang Soesatyo. "There is no DPR that supports LGBT and I affirm the DPR refuses LGBT," said Bambang.




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