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CanedIn an unprecedented move, the conservative Islamic region of Indonesia known as Aceh has publicly caned a 60-year-old Christian woman for selling alcohol. Aceh is unique as it is the only region of the Muslim nation which adheres to Sharia Law after a peace agreement was reached by the Indonesian government and Islamic separatist groups in Aceh. Up until now, only Muslims were charged and tried under Sharia. According to its bylaws acts such as adultery, consumption or alcohol, gambling, and homosexual acts are considered offenses punishable under the Sharia. Photo: Sharia law enforcement officials cane a non-Muslim woman for selling alcohol in Takengon, in Aceh province, the first time someone from outside the Islamic faith has been punished there under strict religious laws (AFP) Read more: