Forgot Password? The recent spike in such legislation may reflect a growing recognition by some Indonesian politicians that they can win popular support by appealing to hard-line Islamic sentiment. The Instagram account has triggered a torrent of complaints from Indonesian netizens who found the comic strip offensive.
Instagram accused of removing gay Muslim comic strip Communications and Information Ministry earlier claimed that the account was shut down by Instagram because it violated prevailing Instagram accused of removing gay Muslim comic strip regarding pornography.
The account prompted a flurry of criticism on social media in the country, with some accusing the artist of pornography or blasphemy. The comics depicted gay characters facing discrimination and abuse, which has become increasingly common in Indonesia since late when conservative politicians and religious leaders began a campaign of portraying LGBT people as a threat to the nation.
The ministry claimed that the account was shut down based on its request to Instagram, Antara reported.
Register here. News National. The ministry claimed that the account was shut down based on its request to Instagram, Antara reported. The episode is the latest flash point in a slow-burning battle over morality and civil rights in Indonesia, a Muslim-majority nation.