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A Muslim woman gets caned 23 strokes after being caught in close proximity with her boyfriend in Banda Aceh on October 17, 2016.   Out of seven couples caught spending time together outside marriage, 13 were caned while one girl was spared after it was discovered that she was pregnant. Indonesia's Aceh province has gained international infamy for its strict Islamic laws. / AFP PHOTO / CHAIDEER MAHYUDDIN / The erroneous mention[s] appearing in the metadata of this photo by CHAIDEER MAHYUDDIN has been modified in AFP systems in the following manner: [woman] instead of [girl]. Please immediately remove the erroneous mention[s] from all your online services and delete it (them) from your servers. If you have been authorized by AFP to distribute it (them) to third parties, please ensure that the same actions are carried out by them. Failure to promptly comply with these instructions will entail liability on your part for any continued or post notification usage. Therefore we thank you very much for all your attention and prompt action. We are sorry for the inconvenience this notification may cause and remain at your disposal for any further information you may require.CHAIDEER MAHYUDDIN/AFP/Getty Images

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A Muslim woman gets caned 23 strokes after being caught in close proximity with her boyfriend in Banda Aceh, Indonesia. Photo Chaideer Mahuddi/AFP/Getty

 

Pakistani children buy balloons to celebrate the Eid al Adha in Karachi, Pakistan, Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016. Pakistani Muslims are celebrating the Eid al-Adha, or the Feast of the Sacrifice, on Tuesday to mark the willingness of the Prophet Ibrahim -- Abraham to Christians and Jews -- to sacrifice his son. During the holiday Muslims slaughter sheep and cattle, distribute part of the meat to the poor and eat the rest. (AP Photo/Fareed Khan)

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Pakistani children buy balloons to celebrate the Eid al Adha in Karachi, Pakistan 

An Afghan girl rides on swings during the first day of the Muslim holiday Eid al-Adha in Kabul, Afghanistan

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An Afghan girl rides on swings during the first day of the Muslim holiday Eid al-Adha in Kabul

Workers and Saudi security forces make the Fajr prayer before sunrise, outside the Grand Mosque in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016. Millions of pilgrims have arrived to Mecca ahead of the Hajj annual pilgrimage which begins Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016.

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Workers and Saudi security forces make the Fajr prayer before sunrise, outside the Grand Mosque in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Millions of pilgrims have arrived to Mecca ahead of the Hajj annual pilgrimage which begins on Saturday 

Kashmiri Muslims shout anti-India slogans during a protest in Srinaga

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Kashmiri Muslims shout anti-India slogans during a protest in Srinagar today

An Indian Muslim pilgrim whose hands are decorated with henna and garlands is phhotographed before leaving for the annual Hajj pilgrimage

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An Indian Muslim pilgrim whose hands are decorated with henna and garlands is photographed before leaving for the annual Hajj pilgrimage to the Holy city of Mecca at the airport in New Delhi

A religious officer canes an Acehnese youth onstage as punishment for dating outside of marriage, which is against sharia law, outside a mosque in Banda Aceh on August 1, 2016. The strictly Muslim province, Aceh has become increasingly conservative in recent years and is the only one in Indonesia implementing Sharia law. / AFP PHOTO / CHAIDEER MAHYUDDINCHAIDEER MAHYUDDIN/AFP/Getty Images

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A religious officer canes an Acehnese youth onstage as punishment for dating outside of marriage, which is against sharia law, outside a mosque in Banda Aceh. The strictly Muslim province, Aceh has become increasingly conservative in recent years and is the only one in Indonesia implementing Sharia law 

Egyptian Muslims release balloons from the roof top of a mosque at the end of prayers on the first day of Eid al-Fitr holiday that marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan on July 6, 2016 in the Nile Delta city of Mansura, some 120 kms north of Cairo.  Muslims worldwide celebrate Eid al-Fitr marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan.  / AFP PHOTO / KHALED DESOUKIKHALED DESOUKI/AFP/Getty Images

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Egyptian Muslims release balloons from the roof top of a mosque at the end of prayers on the first day of Eid al-Fitr holiday that marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in the Nile Delta city of Mansura, Egypt 

People stand in the windows of an overcrowded passenger train as they travel home to celebrate Eid al-Fitr festival, which marks the end of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan, at a railway station in Dhaka

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People stand in the windows of an overcrowded passenger train as they travel home to celebrate Eid al-Fitr festival, which marks the end of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan, at a railway station in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on Tuesday

Palestinians are checked by guards at the Israeli Qalandia checkpoint as Muslim worshippers make their way to attend the second Friday prayer of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Jerusalem's al-Aqsa mosque compound, on June 17, 2016 near the West Bank city of Ramallah.  / AFP PHOTO / ABBAS MOMANIABBAS MOMANI/AFP/Getty Images

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Palestinians are checked by guards at the Israeli Qalandia checkpoint as Muslim worshippers make their way to attend the second Friday prayer of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Jerusalem

A Palestinian worker of a beachside coffeehouse decorates its terrace with hanging colourful umbrellas as part of decorations for the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan in Gaza City

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A Palestinian worker of a beachside coffeehouse decorates its terrace with hanging colourful umbrellas as part of decorations for the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan in Gaza City,

A boy hangs strands of vermicelli, a specialty eaten during the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan, to dry at a factory in Allahabad, India, June 7, 2016. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash

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A boy hangs strands of vermicelli, a specialty eaten during the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan, to dry at a factory in Allahabad, India 

Kashmiri Muslims pray as an unseen custodian displays a holy relic, believed to be a hair from the Prophet Muhammad's beard, during celebrations for Miraj-Ul-Alam (ascension to heaven) at Kashmir's main Hazratbal Shrine in Srinagar on May 5, 2016.  Thousands of Muslims converge annually for celebrations at the shrine near the summer capital of the state of Jammu and Kashmir

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Kashmiri Muslims pray as an unseen custodian displays a holy relic, believed to be a hair from the Prophet Muhammad’s beard, during celebrations for Miraj-Ul-Alam (ascension to heaven) at Kashmir’s main Hazratbal Shrine in Srinagar this morning

In this photograph taken on January 27, ...In this photograph taken on January 27, 2016 an Afghan woman walks past a mural that also reads "seeking knowledge is obligatory on every Muslim man and woman" in Herat.  AFP PHOTO / Aref KarimiAref Karimi/AFP/Getty Images

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An Afghan woman walks past a mural that also reads “seeking knowledge is obligatory on every Muslim man and woman” in Herat

A Muslim man prays while people shout slogans against U.S. Republican presidential candidate Trump outside of his office in Manhattan

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A Muslim man prays while people shout slogans against U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump outside of his office in Manhattan, New York.

An Iraqi Muslim woman walks past Christmas decorations for sale in the Shiite holy city of Najaf on Thursday

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An Iraqi Muslim woman walks past Christmas decorations for sale in the Shia holy city of Najaf on Thursday

Shepherds rest next to their herds of longhorned zebus at a public, riverside abattoir in the Muslim PK5 district in Bangui on Friday.  The animals, which are ritually slaughtered according to the precepts of Islam, produce the meat that provides for the needs of the enclaved muslim population

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Shepherds rest next to their herds of longhorned zebus at a public, riverside abattoir in the Muslim PK5 district in Bangui on Friday. The animals, which are ritually slaughtered according to the precepts of Islam, produce the meat that provides for the needs of the enclaved muslim population

A Muslims man writes out verses from the Koran on a wooden tablet to be used at a local Madrassa while sitting at a camp for displaced persons hosted at the Central Mosque in Bangui on Thursday

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A Muslims man writes out verses from the Koran on a wooden tablet to be used at a local Madrassa while sitting at a camp for displaced persons hosted at the Central Mosque in Bangui on Thursday

Afghan Shia Muslims flagellate themselves during an Ashura procession in Kabul, Afghanistan on Tuesday

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Afghan Shia Muslims flagellate themselves during an Ashura procession in Kabul, Afghanistan on Tuesday

An Iranian man performs Eid al-Adha pray

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An Iranian man performs Eid al-Adha prayers at Tehran University on September 24, 2015. Eid al-Adha (the Festival of Sacrifice) is celebrated throughout the Muslim world as a commemoration of Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice his son for God, and cows, camels, goats and sheep are traditionally slaughtered on the holiest day.