What fun they’ll have in France. Sharia Alert from modern, moderate Indonesia. “Couple Caned in Indonesia over Extramarital Kiss,” from AFP, December 10 (thanks to Twostellas):
Indonesia. Two people were caned in Indonesia’s staunchly Muslim Aceh province on Friday after being caught having an extramarital kiss, a prosecutor said.
Hundreds of people gathered to watch as Anis Saputra, 24, and Kiki Hanafilia, 17, received eight lashes each at a mosque in the city of Jantho, southeast of the provincial capital Banda Aceh.
“Both were married to other people. The people caught them kissing each other in Aceh Besar district’s forest in October. They were yet to have sexual intercourse when they were caught,” prosecutor Deby Rinaldi said.
“Anis’s wife, who was seven-month pregnant, was away at the time. The woman, Kiki, was already married for two years,” he said.
Aceh, on the northern tip of Sumatra island, is one of several areas in Muslim-majority Indonesia where Islamic Shariah laws have been adopted….
Good thing Vicki Miles-LaGrange made Oklahoma safe for Sharia, eh?