Malaysian and Indonesian Muslim Groups Announce Starbucks Boycott Over LGBT Rights

Leaders of Muslim groups in Malaysia and Indonesia have announced plans to boycott Starbucks because the chain supports LGBT rights.

Malaysian hardline Muslim group Perkasa and Indonesia’s second largest mainstream Muslim organization Muhammadiyah have both denounced the chain. The extreme right Perkasa claims to have around 400,000 members while Muhammadiyah’s membership is estimated to be around 29 million.

In a statement earlier this week, Perkasa said called on the Malaysian...

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