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Shariah & Discriminatory By-Laws

August 14, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Shariah & Discriminatory By-Laws
Jakarta Post - August 14, 2019

Jakarta – The government is set to discuss and review discriminatory and intolerant bylaws issued by regional administrations, the Home Ministry's acting regional autonomy director gen

August 1, 2019

News ›› Aceh ›› Shariah & Discriminatory By-Laws
Agence France Presse - August 1, 2019

One woman begged for mercy and another sobbed uncontrollably as Indonesia's Aceh province flogged nearly a dozen people Thursday, including a Buddhist man, charged with breaking local

News ›› Aceh ›› Shariah & Discriminatory By-Laws
Channel News Asia - August 1, 2019

Lhokseumawe – Three people were publicly whipped 100 times each in Indonesia's deeply conservative Aceh province on Wednesday (Jul 31), with one woman pleading for the masked sharia of

July 24, 2019

News ›› Aceh ›› Shariah & Discriminatory By-Laws
The Diplomat - July 24, 2019

Ana Salva – Fajran Zain still remembers the days when young lovers from the province of Aceh, in Indonesia, could sit to enjoy the sunset together without having to worry about the rel

July 11, 2019

News ›› Aceh ›› Shariah & Discriminatory By-Laws
Merdeka - July 11, 2019

Afif – The North Aceh regency government has banned women and under age children from going out at night or roaming the streets during school hours without being accompanied by a mahra

News ›› Aceh ›› Shariah & Discriminatory By-Laws
Agence France Presse - July 11, 2019

Jakarta – Less than a week after the women's world cup football final drew record crowds and global TV audiences, clerics in a hardline Islamist Indonesian province said attempts to re

July 10, 2019

News ›› Aceh ›› Shariah & Discriminatory By-Laws
Jakarta Post - July 10, 2019

Jakarta – North Aceh Regent Muhammad Thaib and 28 mass organizations in the regency have called on women not to go out in the evening without their husbands or muhrim (blood relatives)

July 8, 2019

News ›› Aceh ›› Shariah & Discriminatory By-Laws
Coconuts Jakarta - July 8, 2019

Even as soccer fans around the world watched and celebrated the incredible performances of the gifted athletes at this year's recently concluded Women's World Cup (congrats Team USA!),

July 5, 2019

News ›› Aceh ›› Shariah & Discriminatory By-Laws
Viva - July 5, 2019

A number of Islamic and youth organisations in the Acehnese city of Lhokseumawe have objected to the national-level U-17 Women's Soccer Tournament being held in Lhokseumawe because the

July 4, 2019

News ›› Aceh ›› Shariah & Discriminatory By-Laws
Kompas.com - July 4, 2019

Masriadi, Lhokseumawe – The Ulama (Islamic clerics) Communication Forum and other youth organisations have objected to the national-level U-17 Women's Soccer Tournament being held at t

July 1, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Shariah & Discriminatory By-Laws
Coconuts Jakarta - July 1, 2019

While some conservative Indonesian culture warriors are concerned about the increasing "westernization" of Indonesian culture and social norms, those on the other end of the political

June 28, 2019

News ›› Aceh ›› Shariah & Discriminatory By-Laws
Al Jezeera - June 28, 2019

Aisyah Llewellyn, Banda Aceh, Indonesia – Hendra, an academic in Indonesia's semi-autonomous region of Aceh, vaguely remembers the first time he saw a public caning take place in his 2

June 25, 2019

News ›› Aceh ›› Shariah & Discriminatory By-Laws
Coconuts Jakarta - June 25, 2019

If Aceh's top ulemas (Islamic scholars) continue their crusade against the popular military shooter video game PUBG (Player Unknown's Battlegrounds) and similar games, the mere act of

June 19, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Shariah & Discriminatory By-Laws
Eurasia Review - June 19, 2019

Syafiq Hasyim – Shariatisation?

June 14, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Shariah & Discriminatory By-Laws
Tempo - June 14, 2019

Ayu Cipta, Tangerang – A photograph of a public notice stating the shariah (Islamic Law) principles applied by the Tangerang Public Hospital has gone viral on social media.

May 8, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Shariah & Discriminatory By-Laws
Jakarta Post - May 8, 2019

Jakarta – Padang Public Order Agency officers (Satpol PP) on Tuesday conducted raids on restaurants that were open during the day in the fasting month of Ramadan, media reports say.

April 16, 2019

News ›› Aceh ›› Shariah & Discriminatory By-Laws
The Independent - April 16, 2019

A man and a woman have been publicly whipped in Indonesia in an archaic punishment for reportedly having sex outside of marriage.

April 4, 2019

News ›› Aceh ›› Shariah & Discriminatory By-Laws
Detik News - April 4, 2019

Agus Setyadi, Banda Aceh – The Brunei Darussalam sultanate has enacted laws ranging from canning to stoning to death for the crime of homosexuality.

March 20, 2019

News ›› Aceh ›› Shariah & Discriminatory By-Laws
Agence France Presse - March 20, 2019

A group of unmarried couples were whipped in Indonesia's Aceh province on Thursday after they were caught behaving amorously – a crime under the conservative region's Islamic law.

March 4, 2019

News ›› Aceh ›› Shariah & Discriminatory By-Laws
Agence France Presse - March 4, 2019

Six couples were publicly whipped in Indonesia's conservative Aceh province Monday for relations outside marriage, with at least two women unable to walk after the painful punishment.