Aceh is the only region in the world's biggest Muslim-majority country that imposes Islamic law.
01 Aug 2019 7:05 PM
Sharia police wanted to convict them of adultery, which would’ve resulted in a greater number of lashes, but lacked enough witnesses.
20 Apr 2018 2:07 PM
Aceh is the only province in the predominantly Muslim country to implement Islamic law.
31 Jan 2018 6:28 PM
Sarojini Mutia Irfan, a female university student who witnessed the caning, said it was a necessary deterrent.
23 May 2017 3:30 PM
The father of one of the defendants, who requested anonymity, said he did not know his son was gay before he was caught.
10 May 2017 7:43 PM
In the coastal town of Sigli, people panicked and fled their houses to seek shelter away from the sea.
07 Dec 2016 8:17 AM