DENPASAR, Indonesia — When Erwin Arnada, editor in chief of Playboy magazine in Indonesia, answered a summons at police headquarters in the national capital, Jakarta, he turned up smiling, behaved like a good citizen and, in turn, was treated politely during nearly six hours of questioning. Arnada said he replied. The questioners chuckled enviously, he said. They charged him, and Ms. Gunawan, with violating the indecency provisions of the criminal code, then let them go. Playboy is published under license in 20 countries, mostly in Europe. Fairly predictably, an Indonesian group, the Islamic Defenders Front, which specializes in attacks on nightclubs and gambling dens, threw rocks at the Playboy office in Jakarta, causing so much physical — and psychological — damage, Mr. Arnada said, that it was impossible for the staff to continue publishing there. The magazine decamped here to the capital of Bali, a Hindu island, where foreign tourists parade in skimpy swimsuits and frolic in alcohol-suffused nightclubs.
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Playboy Indonesia is a franchise of Playboy magazine in Indonesia. The magazine was first published in April Despite tailoring the magazine to conservative local sensibilities, with fully clad models and articles such as an interview with dissident author Pramoedya Ananta Toer , the magazine's premiere issue on April 6, raised significant controversy. The magazine then moved its headquarters to Bali , which is predominantly Hindu and less restrictive than Islamic-ruled Jakarta, and put out its second issue in June The second issue carried no advertisements. Around , copies of each edition were printed and both sold out. Major advertisers returned for the third issue in July.