Two Men Publicly Caned for Gay Sex : Indonesia

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On Tuesday, Several Indonesians assembled to watch two men be freely caned for having gay sex. Each man got 82 lashings, the discipline passed on by an cthat said the combine was found in bed together.

The caning occurred in the city of Banda Aceh in Aceh region, a territory known for its ultraconservative religious police. Authorities forced the pair to stand on a raised platform as masked men flogged them, with as many as 1,000 spectators jeering and filming the scene on smartphones, reported.

The caning denoted the main utilization of against homosexuality enactment sanctioned in the area in 2014, and a few onlookers utilized the chance to show signs and flags censuring the region’s LGBT people group.

In addition to the two men, at least eight other people were caned for other offenses. Last year, the province caned 339 people for various crimes, Human Rights Watch reported.

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