Ulema Interference in Broadcasting Content
Monday, 5 April 2021
The ban to broadcast LGBT content is considered to be discriminative. The big hand of the Indonesia Ulema Council (MUI) is involved.
- THE circular letter from the Indonesian Broadcasting Commission (KPI) issued on March 17 put JTV Chief Editor Abdul Rokhim in a quandary. One of the items cited in the three-page circular prohibits broadcasting institutions to broadcast shows with lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) content throughout the fasting month of Ramadan. Rokhim decided to cut out their ludruk show, a popular East Javanese traditional dance-drama theate
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