Indonesia says no to Valentine’s Day


A policewoman taking a woman into custody after she was detained in a raid at a hotel in Makassar. Makassar on Sulawesi island doled out some tough love with raids at hotels and guest houses yesterday evening, which netted about two dozen unmarried offenders. – EPA pic, February 14, 2020.

INDONESIA wasn’t feeling the love for Valentine’s Day today as authorities arrested couples in one city, scolded stores over condom displays and warned students they would be reprimanded for amorous activities.

Makassar on Sulawesi island doled out some tough love with raids at hotels and guest houses yesterday evening, which netted about two dozen unmarried offenders, including a German national.


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