Two men face 80 lashes in Indonesia after being accused of having gay sex

Sharia lawyers in Aceh province say pair confessed to being in a gay relationship after they were filmed by vigilantes Sharia prosecutors in Indonesias Aceh province say two men on trial for gay sex should each be punished with 80 lashes, in another blow to the countrys moderate image after a top Christian official was imprisoned for blasphemy. The lead prosecutor, Gulmaini, who goes by one name, said on Wednesday the two men aged 20 and 23 had confessed to being in a gay relationship, which was supported by video…

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