• 34-year-old woman flogged 7 times for standing too close to man in Aceh, Indonesia

    34-year-old woman flogged 7 times for standing too close to man in Aceh, Indonesia

    A total of five people, including two women and three men, were on Monday, caned outside a mosque in the conservative province of Aceh in Indonesia, which adheres to Sharia law.

    A 34-year-old woman (pictured) was flogged with a rattan cane at least seven times for being in close proximity to a man who is not her husband.

    The 32-year-old male who was with her was also flogged seven times.

    “It hurts so bad,” the woman said, as cited by AFP, raising her […]