Islamic activists in Indonesia have been required to recognize gay marriages illegal


Moscow. August 3. INTERFAX.RU the constitutional court of Indonesia is considering a lawsuit of Islamic activists demanding to recognize same-sex marriage is illegal, has informed on Wednesday Agency Associated Press.

According to him, the activists of “Union of family of love” stated in the complaint that the legislation should be amended, according to which marriage between adults of the same sex will be considered illegal.

Under the current laws of the country, is now illegal recognizes only a marriage between an adult and an underage person of the same sex that threatens with imprisonment up to 15 years.

According to the Chairman of the Union of Rita Hendrawati the purpose of their complaint is not about same-sex relationships were declared illegal. “We are not going to outlaw those who have a different sexual orientation. This is not an end in itself. They are free to cohabit, but not to show their way of life,” she said.

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