Indonesia: People arrested for two years following raid on "gay club"

An activist says an Indonesian court has sentenced eight men involved in running a gay club and sauna to two years in prison.

They were among more than 140 men detained after a raid in May on what police said was a sex party at the Atlantis spa in Jakarta.

Most were released as homosexuality is not illegal in Indonesia, but 10 men were charged under anti-pornography laws. Imam Shofwan from Pantau Foundation, which has been monitoring the trial, says the sentencing occurred on Thursday. Read more via Independent