Skip to comments.Aceh [Indonesia] Fully Enforces Sharia [on Muslims and non Muslims]
Posted on 02/18/2014 8:49:11 AM PST by marshmallow
Without much fanfare, the Aceh provincial administration and legislative council have approved the Qanun Jinayat (behavior-governing bylaw) that obliges every Muslim and non-Muslim in Aceh to follow sharia, the Islamic legal code.
The qanun does indeed oblige everyone in Aceh to follow sharia without exception, councilor Abdulah Saleh, who was involved in the deliberation of the qanun in the council, confirmed on Thursday.
The Qanun Jinayat was approved by the legislative council on Dec. 13 and signed by Governor Zaini Abdullah. It was a revision of the controversial 2009 Qanun Jinayat that introduced the punishment of stoning to death.
Following outcry from human rights activists, the provincial administration under then governor Irwandi Yusuf refused to sign or implement the bylaw and it was deliberated again under the new administration.
Saleh said that the newly approved qanun stipulated that all violators of sharia would be tried under Islamic law regardless of their religion. Non-Muslim violators of the Criminal Code (KUHP) would be given the option to choose between a sharia court or a regular court, he explained.
But, if the violation committed by a non-Muslim is not regulated in the KUHP then the violator will automatically be tried in a sharia court, without exception, Saleh said.
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......aaaaaand coming to you soon.
It's a start, but that is not what the Muslims want, they want Govt. laws to be subordinate to Sharia law.
I am sure the Muslims will work on that, no matter how long it takes to accomplish what Allah wants done.-TOM
Indonesia, while majority Muslim, is a patchwork quilt of different religions and even of degrees of severity in Islamic beliefs. This region has long been a hotbed of fundamentalism. Christianity is widespread but under great pressure. I think everyone recalls Timor.
Obama-the-Undocumented Tyrant is Indonesian.
It IS coming to the USA with a stroke of the King’s pen.
Bali, that idealized island east of Java, is as Hindu as one can imagine. Djakarta is too teeming a modern Third World megalopolis for any one Muslim sect to lord over, for the moment. Islamic mass movements and oppressions can and do arise in these islands like regional outbreaks of malaria. Pray for the local churches.
Then there's Timor.
Those wishing to understand the differences between our relations with Islam now and before 911 can learn from the Timor-Leste war for independence. I wonder whether East Timor would have succeeded today, for example. They may have been "lucky" to have been assisted in their independence by modern world powers less tolerant of militant Islam than it seems to be today.
I guess they didn’t get the message from the Christmas Eve Tsunami of 2006?