Indonesia Wants All Gay Apps Banned in the Country, and It Appears Google Will Play Along
After a request to block LGBTQ apps in Indonesia, Google has partially complied, raising questions about complicity in the country's anti-LGBTQ crackdown
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This week, government officials in Indonesia asked Facebook and WhatsApp to block emojis with LGBT motifs.
"There is no room in Indonesia for the proliferation of the LGBT movement,” said President Joko Widodo.
In moving to deny access to apps like Grindr, the world's fourth most populous nation continues to isolate and endanger its LGBT citizens.
Amid Its Continuing Anti-Gay Crackdown, Indonesia Has Asked Google to Block 70 LGBT Apps Indonesia just asked Google to prevent its citizens from being able to download 70 LGBT apps, part of the country's continuing crackdown on LGB...