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Homopaar Aceh will receive lashes in public flogging

Homopaar Aceh will receive lashes in public flogging

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Two men who were caught were when they have sex with each other, as Tuesday in the Indonesian province of Aceh in the public punished. The masked men were on a stage, each 82 lashes administered, while hundreds of people watched.

Many people have filmed the beating with their smartphones and the images were also streamed live to a wider audience.

Aceh is the only province in Indonesia where in addition to the national code of criminal law the islamic law. In Aceh, indonesia are in the past men and women who have unmarried sex in the public thrashed, but Tuesday was the first time that gays were punished.

The police separated men from women in the crowd that watched. Ten men in brown robes with hoods were extra sticks ready for the event in the administration of the blows would break.

Eight other men and women were also given lashes for other offences before the two men in turn. When it was over, they were of the scaffold helped.

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