Jantho

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Jantho
Town
Jantho is located in Sumatra Topography
Jantho
Jantho
Coordinates: 5°18′00″N 95°38′00″E / 5.30000°N 95.63333°E / 5.30000; 95.63333Coordinates: 5°18′00″N 95°38′00″E / 5.30000°N 95.63333°E / 5.30000; 95.63333
Country Indonesia
Province Aceh
Regency Aceh Besar Regency
Time zone WIB (UTC+7)

Jantho is a small city in Aceh province of Indonesia. Jantho is the seat of local government for the Aceh Besar Regency. Jantho became famous by a report, where a woman was public whipped according to sharia law [1][2].

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[1] The guardian, web site: http://www.guardian.co.uk/news/gallery/2011/apr/08/1#/?picture=373457391&index=4 viewed at 25.10.2011
[2] http://islamizationwatch.blogspot.com/2010/10/indonesian-women-caned-at-mosque-for.html

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