Young unmarried couples publicly caned for getting ‘too close’ to one another in Indonesia
A group of young people were photographed screaming in pain as they were caned for being ‘too intimate’ in Indonesia.
The 13 men and women, aged 21 to 30, were the latest to be punished at the Baiturrahman Grand Mosque in Banda Ace for breaking the province’s strict Islamic laws.
Female interpreter is ‘raped by knife-wielding migrants’ in the Jungle refugee camp All members of the group were actually couples who were found guilty of breaking intimacy bans by touching, hugging and kissing while unmarried in Aceh.
One woman in the group was given a temporary reprieve as she was pregnant,... read more
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