Man falls unconscious after caned for having sex outside marriage

February 28, 2017 | By | Reply More

Indonesian man was given serious punishment by a religious officer for having sex with a woman outside of marriage, which is against Sharia Law.

marriageThe man was seen falling down unconscious he than later carried off the stage, set up outside a mosque in the capital of Aceh province, Indonesia, by several police officers.

A woman was also punished caned for having sex outside of marriage after being forced to get to her knees in front of hundreds of people.

Aceh is the only province in the world’s most populous Muslim-majority country that imposes sharia law.

People can face floggings for a range of offences – from gambling, to drinking alcohol, to gay sex.

Islam make up the overwhelming majority of Aceh’s population – over 98 per cent of the population of four million identify as Muslims – the public largely accepted Sharia in 2014.

However human rights groups are concerned about religious freedoms in the region

Press journalist for HRO media – Ignacio Damigo reports.

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