A sharia law official whips a man convicted of gay sex during a public caning outside a mosque in Banda Aceh. File photo: AP

Vigilantes detain four in Indonesia’s Aceh for alleged gay sex. Now they face 100 lashes

Human Rights Watch said the punishment ‘constitutes torture under international human rights law’

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A sharia law official whips a man convicted of gay sex during a public caning outside a mosque in Banda Aceh. File photo: AP
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