A woman was whipped on stage for having sex outside marriage in Indonesia – to the delight of many spectators watching in the crowd.
These horrifying photos show an Indonesian woman dressed in a white veil, kneeling on stage while being whipped by a masked official.
A crowd gathered to witness the barbaric punishment that took place in the city of Banda Aceh, in Indonesia’s Aceh province – where women are subject to strict local laws.
Public whippings such as these are common for crimes including gambling, drinking alcohol, having homosexual sex and having sex before marriage.
Many men in crowd can be seen looking delighted by the punishment and came to film or take photos of the spectacle as it happened.