Graphic pictures showed the men wincing in pain as the public punishment took place.
Human rights organizations want the practice of flogging in Aceh to stop no matter the crime.
Indonesia’s Most Conservative Province Wants to Capitalise On Its Decades-Old Underground Weed Industry
Sharia law reigns supreme in Aceh but cannabis consumption and cultivation is an open secret.
“We are essentially indoctrinating them to understand their roles — to show no mercy to those who violate God’s law.”
The married man was caught having an affair with a married woman.
The U.S. Women’s National Football team just capped off an inspiring World Cup victory, but in Indonesia, one city is forbidding women from playing the game.
Marijuana is still big business in Indonesia's Aceh province, despite a decades-long drug war.
The party's always canceled in Banda Aceh.
Once again, Banda Aceh came second-to-least-tolerant in SETARA Institute's yearly Tolerant City Index. This time, the mayor has had enough.
One inmate's wife think so.
Young couples need to keep their relationships secret and an eye out for the Sharia police in Indonesia's Aceh province.