Indonesian Islamic parties seek ban on alcohol consumption

April 15, 2015 2:17 AM

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Indonesian Islamic parties seek ban on alcohol consumption

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Two Islamic parties have proposed legislation to ban all consumption of alcoholic drinks and hand jail terms of up to two years to offenders in Indonesia, home to the world's largest Muslim population.

It was not clear how much parliamentary support the measure would gain, with one minister expressing concern about its possible impact on tourism.

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