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Indonesia: Prosperous Justice Party Warns Dancers Against Gyrating

Mar 09, 2009 | Updated May 25, 2011

Traditional West Javanese jaipongan and bajidoran dancers may be some of the first artists to feel the effects of the stricter antipornography law pushed through the Indonesian legislature last year.

The Islam-based Prosperous Justice Party, or PKS, has asked dancers to cover up and minimize gyrating movements when they dance if they wish to perform.

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