The pair, aged 20 and 23, receive 83 strokes of the cane each after being found guilty of breaking sharia rules in conservative Aceh province, the only part of Indonesia that implements Islamic law
The sentence was higher than the recommendation by prosecutors of 80 strokes of the cane. Officials have not revealed the men's names due to the sensitivity of the case.
Cardinal Pell is accused of groping two boys – now in their 40s – in a pool in Ballarat, Australia, where the cleric grew up and worked
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'The mere presence of abrasions and contusions on her did not preclude the giving of her consent to the sexual intercourse, for abrasions and contusions could also be suffered during voluntary submission of the partners to each other's lust,' the High Court says
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The two men, aged 20 and 23, were caught on video naked in a room together by a neighbor.
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Marie Collins says the final straw came in January when officials refused to guarantee that all letters from victims/survivors would receive a response or to cooperate with the commission on developing safeguarding guidelines
'The right to pursue happiness for so many is stripped away, it's raped, it's abused, it's taken by force,' says Ashton in an impassioned speech against human and sex trafficking
People in the gay and lesbian community have expressed fears of a backlash under Trump because of the presence of arch conservatives in his government
Customs agents also seize sexual enhancement products, boxes of karaoke amplifiers, bales of rice, and electronics
In 2015, the agency found dangerous chemical substances, including lead, in 15% of children's toys in Sweden. The proportion of surveyed sex toys that contained banned chemicals was 2%.
A Taiwanese man and his Filipina wife were apprehended for forcing 10 Southeast Asian women to become sex workers.
Education and health agencies tackle strategies that will address the glaring information gap in sexual literacy among the Filipino youth
'We will allow the use of QC public health facilities, but not QC public schools,' says Quezon City mayor Herbert bautista
Using the worldwide database, investigators analyze millions of images found on suspects' computers or spotted on the internet
Besides the recall of ambassador Yasumasa Nagamine, Japan is ordering home its consul-general in Busan and suspending discussions over a Japan-South Korea currency swap
The amendments require further vetting before they can take effect, a process lawmakers estimate would take around 6 months
Some specialists believe the first animated lovers made of metal, rubber and plastic, programmed to provide sexual bliss, will take a step into reality just months from now
'All people know that having sex outside marriage is immoral and the law should reflect morality'
Parents are advised to have conversations with their children about sex and drugs based on science-based information rather than scare tactics
The man is found guilty of having sent money to a family in the Philippines in exchange for organizing sex acts between children, some of whom were under the age of 14. The scenes were filmed live on Skype.
The HRW report cites government barriers – from the national to the local level – on HIV prevention. It also says two local governments have hindered HIV prevention efforts due to 'conservative views.'
Guam's new Catholic archbishop acknowledges that 'shocking"'child sex allegations had damaged the Church's standing in the Pacific territory
The government seems keen to see the end of the uproar over the bill, which would have allowed the release from jail of sex assault convicts who did not act using 'force, threat, or any other restriction on consent' and if they married the victims
According to the police, an immigration officer 'approached the suspects, who were both naked, to stop doing the act'
US President-elect Donald Trump vows to move aggressively on a conservative agenda, but also sought to reassure worried Americans they have nothing to fear from his presidency
The ban will be applied retroactively to the date of the test, meaning Jones, 29, will be free to fight again in July 2017
Advocates of gay marriage in Australia vow to keep fighting for a parliamentary decision on legalizing same-sex unions after a planned referendum is blocked
'We lacked mercy... we did not listen to these victims in the way that they expected us to (and) we lacked the courage to take the measures that were needed,' says Archbishop of Paris Andre Vingt-Trois
A woman who says she married her husband 'to get rid of a guy stalker' is now worried that he hasn't been performing in bed
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6 couples were found guilty of breaking Islamic laws that ban intimacy, such as touching, hugging and kissing, between unmarried people.
Opposition leader Shorten: 'We could make marriage equality a reality today by having a free vote in the parliament and that is what should be done'
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Investigation reveals that the online advertising site Backpage.com has allegedly earned millions of dollars off of the illegal sex trade
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Minority Leader Danilo Suarez says a same-sex couple locked in a kiss in a wedding ceremony 'is not pleasant to look at'
Bataan 1st District Representative Geraldine Roman, a transwoman, says it's about time for the Philippines to recognize the rights of same-sex couples
Legislators agree that the bill Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez plans to file will spark an 'intelligent' deliberation on LGBT rights at the House of Representatives