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A Non-Muslim Has Been Punished Under Shari'a Law in Indonesia for the First Time - TIME

In an unprecedented use of Shari'a on a non-Muslim in Indonesia, a Christian woman in the conservative Aceh province has reportedly been caned for selling alcohol. The 60-year-old woman was caned 30 times in the presence of hundreds of onlookers on ...and more »

60-Year-Old Christian Woman Publicly Caned In Indonesia For Breaking Sharia Law - Huffington Post

In the same nation where beachgoers in Bali throw back beers and frolic in bikinis, the woman was whipped nearly 30 times with a rattan cane for selling alcohol. Steve Mollman Quartz. AP Photo/Heri Juanda. Spectators found it hard to watch a 60-year ...and more »

60-year-old Christian woman caned for selling alcohol in unprecedented Sharia law case - The Independent

Nur Elita received five strokes of the cane for having pre-marital sex with her boyfriend, according to local media. Aceh is the only province in Indonesia, the world's most populous Muslim country, where Islamic law is implemented Reuters. An elderly ...and more »

Indonesia's Aceh province canes non-Muslim for selling booze - Channel News Asia

A 60-year-old Christian woman was whipped nearly 30 times with a rattan cane before a crowd of hundreds in Aceh province for selling alcohol. 13 Apr 2016 12:45PM. Share this content. Bookmark. BANDA ACEH: An elderly Christian woman has been caned in a ...and more »

Indonesia: Acehnese Man, Woman Caned 100 Times for Adultery - benarnews

An executioner canes a woman who was found guilty of khalwat – two unmarried non-relatives being in “close proximity” of one another – in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, March 1, 2016. Nurdin Hasan/BenarNews. In the first such punishments meted out under ...and more »

Indonesia: Elderly Christian woman whipped under Sharia law for selling alcohol - Asian Correspondent

A 60-YEAR-OLD Christian woman was whipped nearly 30 times for selling alcohol in Indonesia's conservative Bandar Aceh, a semi-autonomous province governed by Islamic Shariah law. This is the first time that a non-Muslim person was punished under the ...and more »

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Shirin came to faith in Christ through an American neighbor after the Hostage Crisis in 1980. The Los Angeles Times, Detroit Free Press, and Fox News have featured her writing and work among Muslims and Christians alike. Shirin has served with Cru, the ...and more »

Woman, 60, caned for selling alcohol in Aceh - The Straits Times

BANDA ACEH (Indonesia) • An elderly Christian woman has been caned in a conservative Indonesian province for selling alcohol, the first time a non-Muslim has been punished there under strict religious laws. The 60-year-old was whipped nearly 30 times ...and more »

Christian Woman, 60, Publicly Caned in Indonesia for Breaking Sharia Law - The Epoch Times

Acehnese youths react as they watch a public caning for those who are convicted of violating local Sharia law, in Banda Aceh, Aceh province, Indonesia, Friday, Nov. 6, 2015. (AP Photo/Heri Juanda). ShareTweetShareEmail · LINKEDIN · PINTEREST · REDDIT ...and more »

Christians criticize caning of first non-Muslim in Aceh - ucanews

Two sharia policewomen help a woman after she received a caning for breaking Islamic law during a public punishment in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, on March 1. (Photo by AFP). Ryan Dagur and Katharina R. Lestari, Jakarta · Indonesia. April 15, 2016. Mail ...and more »