epa06680857 An Acehnese man is caned in public for violating sharia law in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, 20 April 2018. Aceh's provincial government has decided to end the carrying out of caning sentences in public to prevent them from being witnessed by children or recorded and spread on social media. EPA-EFE/RAIHAL FAJRI

Amorous couples and sex workers whipped publicly in Indonesia’s Aceh

Aceh is the only province in the world’s most populous Muslim-majority country that imposes Islamic law and flogging is a common punishment for a range of offences

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epa06680857 An Acehnese man is caned in public for violating sharia law in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, 20 April 2018. Aceh's provincial government has decided to end the carrying out of caning sentences in public to prevent them from being witnessed by children or recorded and spread on social media. EPA-EFE/RAIHAL FAJRI
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