Canon was allegedly seized from the Kimo Resort off Sumatra island by local government officials as part of a drive to ensure tourist facilities are sharia compliant. Photo: Instagram
Canon was allegedly seized from the Kimo Resort off Sumatra island by local government officials as part of a drive to ensure tourist facilities are sharia compliant. Photo: Instagram
Tourism

In Indonesia, a pet dog’s death goes viral, sparking debate on ‘halal’ tourism

  • #JusticeForCanon trended on social media after the animal died when Aceh province officials seized it in drive to ensure tourist facilities are sharia compliant
  • Indonesia hopes to boost economy by promoting Muslim-friendly travel, but incident highlights confusion over the meaning of ‘halal tourism’

Topic |   Tourism
Canon was allegedly seized from the Kimo Resort off Sumatra island by local government officials as part of a drive to ensure tourist facilities are sharia compliant. Photo: Instagram
Canon was allegedly seized from the Kimo Resort off Sumatra island by local government officials as part of a drive to ensure tourist facilities are sharia compliant. Photo: Instagram
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