12/01/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Indonesian Women Caned For Selling Food During Ramadan

The two women were found guilty of selling food during the fasting hours of Ramadan, thereby violating Islamic sharia law.
Hundreds of people gathered to watch as Murni Amris, 27, received three lashes and Rukiah Abdullah, 22, received two at a mosque in the city of Jantho, southeast of the provincial capital, Banda Aceh, Indonesia.

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