Rights groups slam public caning as cruel and Indonesia's President Joko Widodo is calling for it to end
Aceh adopted sharia after it was granted special autonomy in 2001 in an attempt to quell long-standing insurgency
Religious and sexual minorities are subject to increasing prejudice in Indonesia's conservative Aceh province
Aceh is the only province in the predominantly Muslim country to implement Islamic law
The public caning was carried out by an algojo - a Sharia law executor
The boat carrying the 44 people was found stranded off the coast of the northern Indonesian province of Aceh last week
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