Cheering crowds filmed the public caning of a woman who was being punished for having s-x outside of marriage.
A video of the brutal event shows the woman kneeling on the floor
dressed in a white veil as a man cloaked in black with his head covered
stands above her.
Men attending the event in the city of Banda Aceh, in Indonesia’s Aceh
province, hold out their phones to record as the official, known as an
‘aogojo’, brings the cane down on her back.
Having adopted a form of Sharia Law following its 2001 autonomy, the
practice of caning the upper back of offenders has been practiced in
It is the only province in the country that allows flogging.