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Caning as Legal Corporal Punishment Ruins the Image of Indonesia Human Rights

The government has been aware of the negatives effects of the Caning Punishment but preferred efforts to cover this issue rather than completely abolish this type of punishment. In 2017, ICJR noted that the practices of caning in Aceh are

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Indonesia: Criminalization of consensual intimacy or sexual activity for unmarried couples in Aceh must end

Amnesty International and the Institute for Criminal Justice Reform (ICJR) are seriously concerned about the Aceh Islamic Criminal Code (Qanun Jinayat), which came into effect in the province a year ago. The code criminalizes consensual sexual relations and extends the

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A year Qanun Jinayat: Excessive Usage of Caning in Aceh

The Indonesian government must put an end to caning as a form of punishment and repeal or revise the provisions within the Qanun Jinayat (Islamic Criminal Law in Aceh) that provides violations of international law and national criminal law. Caning

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