Police chief of North Aceh, Ahmad Untung Surianata, poses with the transgender women who had their hair cut and were dressed in male clothing after a raid. Photo: AFP

Stripped, beaten and forced to cut their hair: Indonesian police investigate detention of transgender women in Aceh

Last weekend, local authorities in the conservative region raided salons and briefly held the 12 individuals, during which rights activists and media say they were abused

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Police chief of North Aceh, Ahmad Untung Surianata, poses with the transgender women who had their hair cut and were dressed in male clothing after a raid. Photo: AFP
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