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Two men publicly caned in Indonesia for having gay sex

Two men publicly caned in Indonesia for having gay sex

Aceh province is the only part of Indonesia that implements Islamic law. 

Indonesian men sentenced to caning for gay sex

A sharia court Wednesday sentenced two men to be publicly caned for gay sex for the first time in Indonesia`s conservative province of Aceh, the latest sign of a backlash against homosexuals in the Muslim-majority country.

Indonesia says 44 migrants must sail on after being resupplied

Indonesian authorities have stopped 44 migrants believed to be from Sri Lanka from disembarking from their boat and said on Friday the vessel had to head back out to sea after being supplied with food and fuel and repaired.