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Saturday, January 5, 2013

Women Riding Pillion Must Ride Side-Saddle in Indonesian Town

One town in Indonesia is now requiring female passengers on motorcycles to ride side-saddle. Here's a quote from news.com.au:
"A city in Indonesia's Islamic law stronghold of Aceh will ban women passengers from straddling motorbikes, describing the position as 'improper.' The move comes after leaders from the country's only province ruled under strict sharia law drafted a series of new bills, including banning women from wearing tight trousers, and allowing the stoning of adulterers and the flogging of homosexuals." -- news.com.au
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