TOPSHOT - A religious officer canes an Acehnese woman (L) for spending time in close proximity with a man who is not her husband, which is against Sharia law, in Banda Aceh on November 28, 2016. Aceh is the only province in the world's most populous Muslim-majority country that imposes sharia law. People can face floggings for a range of offences -- from gambling, to drinking alcohol, to gay sex. / AFP / CHAIDEER MAHYUDDIN (Photo credit should read CHAIDEER MAHYUDDIN/AFP/Getty Images)

The woman is believed to be from the city of Banda Aceh in the Aceh region on the island of Sumatra. It is the only place in the world’s most populated Muslim-majority country, where Sharia law is imposed.
The woman was canned 26 times on a stage and in front of a crowd of people. Her crime was spending time in close proximity with a man, who is not her husband. 
An Indonesian woman known as Linda is examined by a doctor and officials after being caned for spending time in close proximity with a man who is not her husband, which is against Sharia law, in Banda Aceh. Aceh is the only province in the world’s most populous Muslim-majority country that imposes sharia law. People can face floggings for a range of offences — from gambling, to drinking alcohol, to gay sex

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