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  1. JAKARTA: Indonesia's new lawmakers vow to keep hands cleanRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    Fifty-year-old Siti Marhamah, looking half her age in a yellow woven dress and moss-green veil, greeted friends and politicians with her most dazzling smile at the inauguration ceremony for new lawmakers at the House of Representatives/People's Consultative Assembly complex in Senayan, Central Jakarta, on Wednesday. As Siti's husband, Golkar Party legislator Mujib Rohmat, was sworn in alongside 554 other lawmakers in the complex's main plenary hall, Siti and the family members of other Golkar lawmakers gathered in another building to mingle and chat about their experiences supporting their spouses' political ambitions.

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  2. The WilliesIS it All Over but the Crisis?Read the original story

    Monday | American Reporter

    ... - especially if they come like the proverbial bolt from the blue, as with the tsunami that hit Banda Aceh, Indonesia, two year's ago. This time, I'm angry because FEMA and other government agencies using tax dollars will rebuild these homes and the ...

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  3. Indonesian Province OKs 100 Lashes For Residents Practicing Gay SexRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | International Business Times

    People watch as an Acehnese man, one of eight who was found guilty of gambling by a Sharia court, receives a public flogging outside a mosque in the provincial capital of Banda Aceh September 19, 2014. Aceh is Indonesia's only province to have implemented Sharia, or Islamic laws.

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  4. Indonesia Province to Punish Gay Sex With Public CaningRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | Wall Street Journal

    BANDA ACEH, Indonesia-Lawmakers in a conservative Muslim Indonesian province passed a law Saturday that punishes gay sex by public caning and subjects non-Muslims to the region's strict interpretation of Islamic Shariah law. Human rights groups have said the law violates international treaties signed by Indonesia protecting the rights of minorities and women.

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  5. Indonesia's Aceh votes to punish gay sex by caning : September 27, 2014,Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | Daily Times

    BANDA ACEH Lawmakers in conservative Aceh province have passed a law that makes gay sex punishable by caning and subjects non-Muslims to it too. The law passed on Saturday says anal sex between men is punishable by up to 100 lashes.

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  6. Indonesia's Aceh introduces whipping as punishment for gay sexRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | AlertNet

    ... on our website. By continuing to browse our site, you are giving your consent for us to set cookies. BANDA ACEH, Indonesia, Sept 27 (Reuters) - The Indonesian province of Aceh on Saturday approved an anti-homosexuality law that can punish anyone ...

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  7. Indonesian Aceh proposes 100 lashes for gay sexRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    Gay sex could be punishable by 100 lashes of the cane in Indonesia's staunchly conservative Aceh province if parliament passes a draft law that critics say violates basic human rights. AFP Photo Gay sex could be punishable by 100 lashes of the cane in Indonesia's staunchly conservative Aceh province if parliament passes a draft law that critics say violates basic human rights.

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  8. The WilliesIS it All Over but the Crisis?Read the original story

    Saturday Sep 20 | American Reporter

    ... - especially if they come like the proverbial bolt from the blue, as with the tsunami that hit Banda Aceh, Indonesia, two year's ago. This time, I'm angry because FEMA and other government agencies using tax dollars will rebuild these homes and the ...

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  9. Extremist Islamists in Indonesia want 100 lashes for gay sex - Muslim or notRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 20 | Malaysia Chronicle

    The Indonesia's Aceh province is considering adopting a new bylaw that would impose public floggings for homosexual activity by non-Muslims as well as Muslims. Under sharia law, which is in effect in Aceh, Muslims are already subject to that punishment for gay sex, as well as penalties for adultery, public intimacy and wearing shorts or tight dresses. 5 comments

  10. Indonesia's Aceh proposes 100 lashes as penalty for gay sexRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 20 | The China Post

    Gay sex could be punishable by 100 lashes of the cane in Indonesia's staunchly conservative Aceh province if parliament passes a draft law that critics say violates basic human rights. Aceh is the only part of the world's biggest Muslim-majority nation to enforce Islamic sharia law and has been slowly implementing it since 2001, when it gained some powers of autonomy.

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  11. Indonesian Aceh proposes 100 lashes for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 20 | Suria

    Gay sex could be punishable by 100 lashes of the cane in Indonesia's staunchly conservative Aceh province if parliament passes a draft law that critics say violates basic human rights. A masked and hooded official canes an Acehnese man for gambling in Banda Aceh on September 19, 2014 - by Chaideer Mahyuddin Aceh is the only part of the world's biggest Muslim-majority nation to enforce Islamic sharia law and has been slowly implementing it since 2001, when it gained some powers of autonomy.

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  12. Indonesian Aceh proposes 100 lashes for gay sexRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | The Star Online

    Filepic of A couples sitting together at a beach in Ulee lee ,in Bandar Aceh.A Sharia law official whips a man, convicted of unlawful contact between unmarried people of different sexes, with a rattan stick during a public caning in Indonesia's Aceh province. BANDA ACEH - Gay sex could be punishable by 100 lashes of the cane in Indonesia's staunchly conservative Aceh province if parliament passes a draft law that critics say violates basic human rights.

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  13. Thick haze forces flights to be axed in IndonesiaRead the original story

    Friday Sep 19 | Asia News Network

    Thick haze forced flights to be delayed, diverted or cancelled altogether at several airports in places such as Jambi and Palembang in Sumatra and Palangkaraya in Kalimantan yesterday, as visibility levels dropped below the 1km threshold for safe landings. Officials in some affected provinces discussed measures including school closures if conditions worsen and the Pollutant Standards Index exceeds 200.

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  14. Caned in front of a baying crowd: Brutal Sharia punishment at Indonesian mosqueRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | Malaysia Chronicle

    Eight men were brutally caned in front of about 1,000 people inside a mosque compound in Indonesia after breaking strict Sharia laws on gambling. A state prosecutor, in the conservative Aceh Province, on the north-western tip of Sumatra, read out the men's punishment before a masked man wearing brown robes stepped forward.

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  15. Caned in front of a baying crowd: Eight convicted gamblers are...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | Daily Mail

    'Big break' in hunt for missing teen Hannah Graham: Police search car and apartment complex linked to 'person of interest' NFL orders all players to attend domestic violence and sexual assault classes as Roger Goodell prepares to break nine days of silence at press conference today 'No Justice, No Football': Ferguson demonstrators threaten to shut down St Louis Rams game if officer Darren Wilson is not arrested Joan Rivers' daughter Melissa reveals Obama sent her handwritten condolence note - even though late comedienne once called him 'gay' and Michelle 'transgender' The tech IPO that has dwarfed Twitter and Facebook: Chinese online retailer Alibaba becomes biggest IPO in US history as it floats shares valued at $22bn on Wall Street Millionaire socialite 'emailed her financial adviser as she poisoned her autistic son, eight, and watched him die in $2,300-a-night Manhattan hotel suite' ... (more)

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  16. 8 gamblers caned in Indonesia's Aceh provinceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... man wearing robes used a thin rattan cane to whip their backs five times each. Photo: Heri Juanda, AP BANDA ACEH, Indonesia (AP) - Indonesian authorities caned eight convicted gamblers as about 1,000 people watched Friday inside a mosque compound in ...

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  17. The WilliesIS it All Over but the Crisis?Read the original story

    Tuesday Sep 16 | American Reporter

    ... - especially if they come like the proverbial bolt from the blue, as with the tsunami that hit Banda Aceh, Indonesia, two year's ago. This time, I'm angry because FEMA and other government agencies using tax dollars will rebuild these homes and the ...

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  18. MH370: Why do top Indonesian police say they know what happened but M'sian cops 'Play Dumb'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 14 | Malaysia Chronicle

    One of the strangest things about MH370 was the insistence of the government of Malaysia in the wasting of search resources over a South China Sea search when it knew on the morning of its disappearance that the flight had recrossed the Malaysia Peninsula to the north of the entrance of the Straits of Malacca. There are several reasonable observations to be made about reports in Indonesia that the 'truth' about the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 is known at a senior level in its police force.

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  19. IMT-GT To Directly Engage With Private SectorRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 14 | Malaysian National News Agency

    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 14 -- The Twentieth Indonesia-Malaysia-Thailand Growth Triangle Ministerial Meeting agreed today to directly engage with the representatives of the private sector at their next meeting. "We noted the need to deliver quick wins that consist of projects that impact not only the central and local governments but also the private sector and the general public of the IMT-GT," it said in a joint statement at the end of the meeting held in Banda Aceh, Aceh, Indonesia.

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  20. The WilliesIS it All Over but the Crisis?Read the original story

    Saturday Sep 13 | American Reporter

    ... - especially if they come like the proverbial bolt from the blue, as with the tsunami that hit Banda Aceh, Indonesia, two year's ago. This time, I'm angry because FEMA and other government agencies using tax dollars will rebuild these homes and the ...

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