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Two gay men are each caned 85 times in Indonesia's only sharia law province after vigilante group raided their home and handed them over to authorities

Two gay men are each caned 85 times in Indonesia's only sharia law province after vigilante group raided their home and handed them over to authorities

Country: 
Indonesia
News Date: 
23/05/2017
Sharia Watch
Summary: 
  • Men aged 20 and 23 given 85 lashes each for having gay sex in Indonesia 
  • This is the first time lashes have been given for homosexuality in Aceh province
  • Aceh is the only place in Indonesia where gay sex is outlawed under Sharia law
  • Pair were caught back in March when vigilante group burst into their home


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