Indonesian mayor shuts brothel area

Posted: June 19, 2014 at 5:15 a.m.

Authorities ceremoniously shut a prostitution complex in Indonesia’s second-largest city Wednesday as prostitutes protested, saying their livelihoods were being destroyed.

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