Sharia law is to cover the. One of the legal rights granted to aceh within loga is the implementation of shariah law in all dimensions of the day to day life of acehnese society.
The laws that implement it are called qanun jinayat or hukum jinayat roughly meaning islamic criminal code.
Aceh indonesia sharia law. Ap photoheri juanda advertisement. In aceh islamic criminal law is called jinayat an arabic loanword. If based on the principle of territoriality then whoever was in aceh would have to follow islamic law just as it is implemented in arab and sharia based islamic countries.
In this may 23 2017 photo a sharia law official whips one of two men convicted of gay sex during a public caning outside a mosque in banda aceh aceh province indonesia. Aceh is the only province that has introduced sharia law under a special agreement struck with indonesia more than a decade ago to end the long running separatist war. Although the largely secular laws of indonesia apply in aceh the provincial government.
Aceh is the only province in indonesia the worlds most populous muslim majority country which implements islamic law or sharia. The province of banda aceh at the northern tip of sumatra. The government of indonesia aceh is allowed to implement loga law on governing aceh also known as the law for self government for aceh article law.
Epa07507702 an acehnese woman c who broke sharia law faces punishment by public caning for having sexual relations outside of wedlock in banda aceh aceh indonesia 15 april 2019. Aceh a semi autonomous province in indonesia thats the only one allowed to implement sharia law in the otherwise secular republic has drawn criticism for its qanuns regulating private conduct. The province of aceh in indonesia enforces some provisions of islamic criminal law the sole indonesian province to do so.
An acehnese sharia police officer mans a checkpoint as a muslim woman walks past by in banda aceh aceh province indonesia oct.