Posted by: becketfund | October 28, 2009

Indonesia: West Aceh Implements Partial Sharia Law

WEST ACEH – The Indonesian district has implemented partial Shariah law, which will only apply to Muslims, and beginning in 2010 women will be banned from wearing tight pants, and men will be forbidden from wearing shorts, the BBC reported on October 28.  In September, Aceh’s provincial government passed a law making adultery punishable by stoning to death. The law also imposes severe sentences for rape, homosexuality, alcohol consumption and gambling.

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