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Punishment of 100 lashes to have gay sex

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Many right minded liberal thinkers and human right activists may call it inhuman and regressive but the Indonesian province Aceh has enacted a new law which will punish 100 lashes to those who will indulge in gay sex. Yes, 100 lashes!!!

Representational image via queerty
Representational image via queerty

What is the issue?

According to Indonesian national law, the guy sex is not illegal but its province Aceh, which has some autonomy from the central government, has adopted this new law which is based on the interpretation of Sharia.

image via barbwire.com
image via barbwire.com

According to the government of Aceh, this law is enacted to safeguard the human dignity and protect Aceh’s Muslims from committing immoral acts.

(With some inputs from Time.com)