- Published on Thursday, 04 February 2016 15:44
Deputy Mayor Zainal Arifin addressed the crowd during the caning saying, “Take these punishments as a lesson. What has been done by these convicts should not be taken as an example, and I hope their canings in Meuraxa District today will be the last ever.”
Keep in mind, that the Aceh Region only started implementing Sharia Law from 2003, and it was last October that under the Qanun Jinayat (Islamic Criminal Code) dating in public (khalwat) became illegal, along with homosexuality (liwat).
With the ways things are going there, maybe skipping Valentine’s Day altogether is the way to go.