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ECHR Judgement Summary: "sharia law is incompatible with democracy and human rights"

Source: “Annual Report 2003 of the European Court of Human Rights, Council of Europe”

Country: 
Indonesia
News Date: 
14/07/2017
Summary: 

In an interview with the local media, Vice Governor Nova Iriansyah said that because of the international attention on public whippings: “We will minimalize press coverage and conduct it inside prisons. Right now it’s in front of the mosque, right after Friday prayers.”

Country: 
Indonesia
News Date: 
20/03/2017
Summary: 

A WOMAN was caned during a public flogging by a "Sharia law enforcer"- for spending time with a man who was not her husband.

Country: 
Indonesia
News Date: 
10/02/2017
Summary: 

The poor woman can be heard screaming in agony as she is beaten by a masked man while a cheering crowd watch on. A large number of men and women can be seen watching on while filming the despicable act on their phones. The masked man teases the crowd by cruelly moving the wooden cane close to his victim’s back, as the audience whoop and cheer.

Country: 
Nigeria
News Date: 
17/02/2004
Summary: 

HRW:

Country: 
Nigeria
News Date: 
20/05/2002
Summary: 

Religious and ethnic clashes have cost thousands of lives in Nigeria in the past two years and the restoration of strict Islamic law in 12 of Nigeria's 36 states has sparked bloody riots between Christians and Muslims. Now with more harsh Sharia punishments pending, including stoning, whipping, amputation and execution, and the prospect of Sharia being extended to at least one state in the predominantly Christian south, the issue might tear the country apart.

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Country: 
Sudan (the)
News Date: 
14/07/2015
Summary: 

Rights groups say arrest of Christians is further evidence of routine discrimination against non-Muslims, frequently punished for ‘indecent dress’

Country: 
Indonesia
News Date: 
19/01/2018
Summary: 

An Indonesian Christian was publicly flogged on Friday (Jan 19) for selling alcohol in conservative Aceh province, a violation of Islamic law, as a crowd of onlookers including children jeered.
 

See also:  https://www.express.co.uk/news/world/907160/christian-whipped-selling-alcohol-sharia-law-indonesia

Country: 
Indonesia
News Date: 
17/11/2017
Summary: 

She was one of 10 people beaten in a share in Jantho, Aceh Besar Regency in Indonesia. The public Sharia beatings took place today in front of smiling guards. Photos show the woman being dragged to a stage to a hooded "executor" who then proceeds to beat the "adultery". Alongside the executor with the cane, another official is seen with a microphone.

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Country: 
Indonesia
News Date: 
23/05/2017
Summary: 
  • Men aged 20 and 23 given 85 lashes each for having gay sex in Indonesia 
  • This is the first time lashes have been given for homosexuality in Aceh province
  • Aceh is the only place in Indonesia where gay sex is outlawed under Sharia law
  • Pair were caught back in March when vigilante group burst into their home
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