Tag: Joko Widodo

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Indonesian President Chooses Muslim Cleric as Running Mate

Indonesian President Joko Widodo has chosen a hardline Muslim cleric as his running mate in next year’s presidential election, hoping to improve his credentials among the country’s Islamic population.

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Indonesia to Introduce Chemical Castration as Punishment for Pedophilia

The government of Indonesia will being to introduce the practice of “chemical castration” into their criminal justice system as a way to keep convicted pedophiles from repeat crimes and as a deterrence to potential criminals. Chemical castration involved the use of hormones to subdue and eliminate the libido of a sex offender.