Dr Gerhard Hoffstaedter Email: g. First published in The Australian July 12, Indonesia has recently been in the thrall of its first celebrity sex-tape scandal. The now-notorious sex tapes allegedly show pop singer Nazril "Ariel" Ilham engaged in sex acts with actresses Luna Maya and Cut Tari in separate tapes. While Ariel made the tapes for personal viewing, the videos appeared on the internet after his laptop was stolen. Now everyone from school kids to office workers has been downloading, sharing and watching them.
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In March he discovered his five-year-old son had been raped. The victim was allegedly assaulted in the school toilets by a group of cleaners in two separate incidents in February and March. Public outrage was stoked again on Sunday as news broke of a serial child-sex offender suspected of molesting at least 52 children, aged between six and 13, in Sukabumi, West Java. He said JIS advised them to wait for the results of an internal investigation. Frustrated at the pace of the investigation and fearing there could be more victims, they then made their claims public on April
Too Hot for Indonesia? What happens after a celebrity sex scandal
It is being called Indonesia's first ever celebrity sex scandal. For the last few weeks, Indonesians have been captivated by an ongoing saga over X-rated videos that have appeared on the internet, allegedly featuring three of the country's most popular celebrities. Pop star Nazril Irham nicknamed Ariel has denied any involvement, but has been charged under anti-pornography laws. TV presenter Luna Maya and soapstar Cut Tari have also denied involvement in the sex tapes, saying the footage was doctored.
One of Indonesia's top celebrities has gone on trial for his alleged role in sex videos which appeared on the internet. Pop star Nazril "Ariel" Irham has been charged under Indonesia's controversial anti-pornography law. The year-old could face 12 years in jail for the two home-made films, which are said to feature him and two female companions. Some say it highlights the stringent nature of Indonesia's anti-pornography law, enacted in after considerable debate. Others - including hard-line Islamic groups - say it is an example of moral decline among young people in Indonesia and should be dealt with harshly.