Banda Aceh, Indonesia Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. The world in briefRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | NWAonline

    ... increase in anti-migrant attitudes last year with a number of arson fires targeting refugee centers. BANDA ACEH, Indonesia -- An Islamic Shariah court in Indonesia's conservative Aceh province has sentenced two gay men to public caning for the first ...

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  2. Shariah court in Indonesia sentences gay couple to caningRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | The New Zealand Herald

    " A Shariah court in the Indonesia's conservative Aceh province has sentenced two gay men to public caning for the first time. The court on Wednesday said the men, aged 20 and 23, would each be subjected to 85 lashes for having sexual relations.

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  3. 'Torture' punishment handed downRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | NEWS.com.au

    An Acehnese man is whipped in front of the public for violating sharia law in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, 27 February 2017. The man was caned for having unmarried sex.

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  4. Editors Choice PicturesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | Reuters

    A police officer uses pepper spray against a demonstrator during a protest against Brazil's President Michel Temer in front of the Planalto Palace in Brasilia, Brazil. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino A police officer uses pepper spray against a demonstrator during a protest against Brazil's President Michel Temer in front of the Planalto Palace in Brasilia, Brazil.

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  5. Indonesian men sentenced to caning for gay sexRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | The Star Online

    Two Indonesian men, who were later sentenced to 85 lashes of the cane for having sex together, are escorted by police into an Islamic court in Banda Aceh, Aceh province, Indonesia May 17, 2017. REUTERS.

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  6. Next 25 ArticlesRead the original story

    May 17, 2017 | Lucianne.com

    On April 10, 2016, President Obama publicly stated that Hillary Clinton had shown "carelessness" in using a private e-mail server to handle classified information, but he insisted that she had not intended to endanger national security . The president acknowledged that classified information had been transmitted via Secretary Clinton's server, but he suggested that, in the greater scheme of things, its importance had been vastly overstated.

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  7. Sharia court sentences gaymen to public lashing in IndonesiaRead the original story

    May 17, 2017 | Lucianne.com

    A Sharia court in IndonesiaA s conservative Aceh province sentenced two gay men to a public caning Wednesday. The men, ages 20 and 23, were arrested in March by vigilantes within their community in Banda Aceh, the capital of Aceh province.

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  8. photoA day in photosRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | Bangkok Post

    ... accused of having gay sex into a holding cell to wait for the start of their trial at Shariah court in Banda Aceh, Indonesia. The court sentenced them to public caning. A disabled woman presents a creation by designer Ekaterina Tikota from a ...

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  9. A gay couple have been sentenced to public caning in IndonesiaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | Silicon Alley Insider

    A sharia court Wednesday sentenced two men to be publicly caned for gay sex for the first time in Indonesia's conservative province of Aceh, the latest sign of a backlash against homosexuals in the Muslim-majority country. The pair, aged 20 and 23, were sentenced to 85 strokes of the cane each after being found guilty of breaking Aceh's strict Islamic laws.

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  10. Sharia court in Indonesia sentences 2 gay men to 85 lashesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | Daily Mail

    Sharia court in Indonesia sentences two gay men to 85 lashes each in first case of its kind after the young couple were caught in bed together by vigilantes The two men, aged 20 and 23, were found guilty of breaking sharia law in the conservative province of Aceh, the only part of the Muslim-majority country that implements strict Islamic regulations. Caning is a common punishment for gambling and drinking in Aceh but the latest verdict is the first time it has been handed down for gay sex since a sharia regulation banned the practice in 2015.

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  11. Indonesia: 2 men sentenced to 85 lashes for being gayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | Asian Correspondent

    An Indonesian man sits in an Islamic court, one of the two men sentenced to 85 lashes of the cane for having sex together, in Banda Aceh, Aceh province, Indonesia May 17, 2017. Source: Reuters/Darren Whiteside SHARIA courts in Indonesia's Aceh province have sentenced two men to be caned in public for having gay sex.

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  12. Two men in Aceh to receive 85 lashes for gay sexRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    An Indonesian man sits in an Islamic court, one of the two men sentenced to 85 lashes of the cane for having sex together, in Banda Aceh, An Indonesian man gasped in horror after learning he and another man had been sentenced to 85 lashes for gay sex in the first conviction for homosexuality in Indonesia's conservative Aceh province. The punishment - imposed under a new sharia-inspired code implemented in the province two years ago - is five lashes more than demanded by the prosecution.

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  13. Indonesia whips two consenting adult men 85 times for having gay sexRead the original story

    May 17, 2017 | Anorak

    To Indonesia's Aceh province where the court has sentenced two men to 85 lashes for having sex with each other. The Associated Press reports: The couple were arrested in late March after neighborhood vigilantes in the provincial capital, Banda Aceh, suspected them of being gay and set out to catch them having sex.

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  14. China's April power capacity near record even as Beijing curbs excessRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | Reuters

    ... is pressing ahead with nuclear and missile programmes it says it needs to counter U.S. aggression. BANDA ACEH, Indonesia An Islamic court in Indonesia has sentenced two men to 85 lashes of the cane for having sex together, judges in the conservative ...

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  15. A Shariah Court in Indonesia Sentences a Gay Couple to CaningRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | Time

    A Shariah court in Indonesia's conservative Aceh province has sentenced two gay men to public caning for the first time, further tarnishing the country's moderate image after a top Christian politician was imprisoned for blasphemy. The court on Wednesday said the men, aged 20 and 23, would each be subjected to 85 lashes for having sexual relations.

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  16. Indonesian men sentenced to caning for gay sex8 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | India.com

    A sharia court today sentenced two men to be publicly caned for gay sex for the first time in Indonesia's conservative province of Aceh, the latest sign of a backlash against homosexuals in the Muslim-majority country. The pair, aged 20 and 23, were sentenced to 85 strokes of the cane each after being found guilty of breaking Aceh's strict Islamic laws.

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  17. Gay couple to sentenced to caning by Indonesian sharia courtRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | ABC News

    Two young gay men have been sentenced by a religious court in the Indonesian province of Aceh to receive 85 strokes of the cane during a public ceremony. The men, aged 20 and 23, are the first people to be convicted of homosexuality in Indonesia.

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  18. Two men on trial for gay sex in Indonesia should be punished with 80...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | Canada.com

    Shariah prosecutors in Indonesia's Aceh province say two men on trial for gay sex should each be punished with 80 lashes, in another blow to the country's moderate image after a top Christian official was imprisoned for blasphemy. The lead prosecutor, Gulmaini, who goes by one name, said Wednesday the two men aged 20 and 23 had "confessed" to being in a gay relationship, which was supported by video footage and other evidence found in their rented room.

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  19. Prosecutors Seek Caning for Gay Couple in Indonesia's AcehRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | Voice of America

    ... Two men accused of having gay sex sit on the defendants' chairs during their trial at Sharia court in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, May 10, 2017. If found guilty, the men will be the first to be caned for gay sex under a new Sharia code implemented in Aceh ...

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  20. Gay couple to be caned after vigilantes caught him having sexRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | Metro UK News

    ... Two men accused of having gay sex sit on the defendants' chairs during their trial at Shariah court in Banda Aceh, Indonesia. (picture by AP Photo/Heri Juanda) 'After this problem is resolved, we will send him to an Islamic boarding school to be ...

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