The mosque in Banda Aceh can accommodate thousands, and people flooded outside the mosque building in past years. This year, not more than 400 worshipers have participated at the evening prayer
I’ve flown tens of thousands of miles across Indonesia from Banda Aceh to Kupang and Manado to Cilacap on nearly every airline, from Garuda and Lion Air to Susi Air and Aviastar. Amazing to see how quiet the skies are over Java now the aviation shutdown has begun.
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Unwed couples caught being overly amorous and sex workers were publicly flogged in Indonesia's Banda Aceh province today. The crowds, which included some Malaysian tourists, brought their smartphones. They jeered & cheered. What a world. Photos by
Platform outside Syuhada mosque in Banda Aceh where two men will receive 85 lashes for gay sex today. Few people yet