Tag "Indonesia"

    Experts warn as women put cigar-sized sticks in their vaginas to tighten them

Experts warn as women put cigar-sized sticks in their vaginas to tighten them

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    Indonesian flogged for adultery under law he helped create

Indonesian flogged for adultery under law he helped create

An Indonesian man working for an organisation which helped draft strict religious laws prescribing corporal punishment for adulterers has himself been whipped after being caught in the act. The BBC is reporting that Mukhlis bin Muhammad of the Aceh Ulema Council (MPU) was caught having an affair with a married woman. He was flogged 28 times with a rattan cane in the [...]

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    Facebook removes multiple accounts from Indonesia, Nigeria, Egypt

Facebook removes multiple accounts from Indonesia, Nigeria, Egypt

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    Indonesian man to be chemically castrated for raping nine young girls

Indonesian man to be chemically castrated for raping nine young girls

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 ‘5000 missing’ in aftermath of Indonesian earthquake

As much as 5,000 people are reportedly missing in the aftermath of a 7.5-magnitude earthquake and ensuing Tsunami that hit the Island of Sulawesi, Indonesia on September 28. CNN reports that Indonesia’s disaster management agency on Sunday confirmed the death of 1763 people, with another 265 people missing in Palu, the Island’s largest city. Much of what made up the coastal region [...]

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    SHOW OF LOVE: Muslims offer to guard Indonesian churches during Christmas

SHOW OF LOVE: Muslims offer to guard Indonesian churches during Christmas

Muslims in Indonesia have offered to guard churches and prevent any attack during the Christmas service as countries around the world tighten security ahead of the celebration. This is coming as Christian around the world have heightened security alert following the threats of attacks and the bombing of a Methodist Church in Pakistan. Security and threats of attacks had reached a precarious [...]

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    Indonesian Christian gov jailed for blasphemy against Islam

Indonesian Christian gov jailed for blasphemy against Islam

Basuki Purnama, the first Indonesian Christian governor in decades, has been given a two-year jail sentence for blasphemy. The North Jakarta district court handed the sentence after finding him guilty of committing the criminal act of blasphemy and inciting violence. Purnama's  travails began on September 27, 2016, when he said some citizens would not vote for him because they were being deceived using "Verse [...]

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    Without NDLEA clearance, you may no longer visit Indonesia

Without NDLEA clearance, you may no longer visit Indonesia

Nigerians with new passports seeking to travel to Indonesia will need to include a certificate of recommendation from the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) among the documents needed to process their visas. Harry Purwanto, Indonesian ambassador to Nigeria, disclosed this to NAN in Abuja on Monday, saying the new visa policy was in line with global measures to promote safety. He [...]

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    Three Nigerians executed in Indonesia

Three Nigerians executed in Indonesia

Three Nigerians and an Indonesian were on Thursday executed for drug trafficking offences. The Indonesian government was meant to execute 14 alleged drug traffickers, but a reprieve of uncertain duration was granted to 10 out of the lot. Among those on death row include six Nigerians, four Indonesians, two Zimbabweans, one Indian and one Pakistani. Noor Rachmad, deputy attorney-general, said the four individuals [...]

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    Nigerians top list of latest drug convicts to be executed in Indonesia

Nigerians top list of latest drug convicts to be executed in Indonesia

Nigeria has the highest number of people among those currently awaiting execution by firing squad in Indonesia. The community legal aid institute, which is advocating for the 14 convicts, gave the breakdown of those on death row as six Nigerians, four Indonesians, two Zimbabweans, one Indian and one Pakistani. Families were granted last visits on Thursday as executions loomed for the convicts, who [...]

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    EXTRA: In Indonesia, meals are now served ‘in the toilet’

EXTRA: In Indonesia, meals are now served ‘in the toilet’

In an attempt to draw awareness to a societal anomaly, an Indonesian restaurant has employed the use of a bizarre form of culinary art. Jamban Cafe, located in Semarang on Java Island, uses old squat toilets as containers for their dishes while customers' chairs are made from old toilets. The Jamban Cafe was built by Budi Laksono, a public health expert, to depict how 38% [...]

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    Buhari: Boko Haram crippled, can’t take territories anymore

Buhari: Boko Haram crippled, can’t take territories anymore

President Muhammadu Buhari says the Boko Haram militants have been degraded to the extent that they can no longer seize and hold on to any territory in the country. The president made the remark at the 13th summit of the Organisation of Islamic Countries (OIC) in Istanbul, Turkey. Represented by Adamu Adamu, minister of education, Buhari said government forces had taken over [...]

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    13 killed as military helicopter crashes in Indonesia

13 killed as military helicopter crashes in Indonesia

Tatang Sulaiman, spokesman of Indonesia armed forces, on Sunday confirmed that a military helicopter crashed in Central Sulawesi province, killing all the 13 people on board. He said the helicopter was carrying personnel to reinforce a police operation against militants operating in the district of Poso. Sulaiman said military was suspecting that bad weather caused the crash. He said Poso was the scene [...]

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    CONFIRMED: 54 killed in Indonesian plane crash

CONFIRMED: 54 killed in Indonesian plane crash

Spokesman of Indonesia's transport ministry has confirmed that search and rescue teams on Tuesday found all 54 bodies in the wreckage of a plane that crashed on Sunday. He said the ATR 42-300 aircraft operated by Trigana Air Service crashed on Sunday, just 10 minutes before its scheduled arrival at Oksibil in the mountainous Pegunungan Bintang district. Juraid said if the weather [...]

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    54 feared killed in Indonesia plane crash

54 feared killed in Indonesia plane crash

Fifty-four passengers are feared killed after the wreckage of an Indonesian aircraft that was declared missing earlier on Sunday, was found. The plane lost contact with air traffic control about 10 minutes to its landing time. Indonesia's transport minister told reporters the aircraft had been found in the Bintang highlands region of Oksibil, where it was supposed to land. It is not yet [...]

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    ‘140 killed’ as Indonesian plane crashes into residential area

‘140 killed’ as Indonesian plane crashes into residential area

About 140 people were killed when a military transport plane crashed into a residential area two minutes after take-off in northern Indonesia on Tuesday. The C-130 Hercules aircraft, which first went into service more than 50 years ago, plunged into houses and a hotel in a built-up area of the Sumatra city of Medan, killing passengers on board and people on [...]

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