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RWANDA-RIGHTS/
RTX7CD8I
January 27, 2020
Street children sleep on the verandah of a house in Kigali, Rwanda January 22, 2020. Picture taken January...
Kigali, Rwanda
Street children sleep on the verandah of a house in Kigali
Street children sleep on the verandah of a house in Kigali, Rwanda January 22, 2020. Picture taken January 22, 2020. REUTERS/Clement Uwiringiyimana
RWANDA-RIGHTS/
RTX7CD8G
January 27, 2020
Street children sit on the verandah of a house in Kigali, Rwanda January 22, 2020. Picture taken January...
Kigali, Rwanda
Street children sit on the verandah of a house in Kigali
Street children sit on the verandah of a house in Kigali, Rwanda January 22, 2020. Picture taken January 22, 2020. REUTERS/Clement Uwiringiyimana
INDIA-WOMEN/RUNAWAY-HUSBANDS
RTS2U91M
December 10, 2019
Baljit Kaur, 43, who says her NRI (non-resident Indian) husband abandoned her, sits next to her mother...
Khara, India
Wider Image: The runaway husbands
Baljit Kaur, 43, who says her NRI (non-resident Indian) husband abandoned her, sits next to her mother on a bed on the verandah at her Mother's house in the village Khara, Punjab, India, March 24, 2019. "We are like dead bodies walking. We have no place in society. We canÕt live and we canÕt even die," said Kaur, who works as an assistant sub inspector for the Punjab police. Kaur's mother passed away in May 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis SEARCH "RUNAWAY HUSBANDS" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
SOMALIA-FLOODS/
RTX7AKQ4
November 26, 2019
Somali traders repair their stall verandah washed away by flood waters after a rainfall in Hodan district...
Mogadishu, Somalia
Somali traders repair their stall verandah washed away by flood waters after a rainfall in Hodan district...
Somali traders repair their stall verandah washed away by flood waters after a rainfall in Hodan district of Mogadishu, Somalia November 26, 2019. REUTERS/Feisal Omar
BURUNDI-CURRENCY/
RTS2RL0K
October 17, 2019
Pedestrians walk along a deserted verandah where black market forex dealers operated before a currency...
Bujumbura, Burundi
Pedestrians walk along a deserted verandah where black market forex dealers operated before a currency...
Pedestrians walk along a deserted verandah where black market forex dealers operated before a currency market crackdown in Bujumbura, Burundi, October 17, 2019. REUTERS/Evrard Ngendakumana
UGANDA-FERTILITY/
RTX6T4TJ
April 25, 2019
Mariam Nabatanzi's children rest on the verandah at their home in Kasawo village, Mukono district, east...
MUKONO, Uganda
Mariam Nabatanzi's children rest on the verandah at their home in Kasawo village
Mariam Nabatanzi's children rest on the verandah at their home in Kasawo village, Mukono district, east of Kampala, Uganda March 8, 2019. Picture taken March 8, 2019. REUTERS/James Akena
STORM-FLORENCE/
RTS21EOI
September 15, 2018
A downed tree rests on a house during the passing of Hurricane Florence in the town of Wilson, North...
Wilson, UNITED STATES
A downed tree rests on a house during the passing of Hurricane Florence in the town of Wilson
A downed tree rests on a house during the passing of Hurricane Florence in the town of Wilson, North Carolina, U.S. September 14, 2018. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
STORM-FLORENCE/
RTS21EOG
September 15, 2018
A downed tree rests on a house during the passing of Hurricane Florence in the town of Wilson, North...
Wilson, UNITED STATES
A downed tree rests on a house during the passing of Hurricane Florence in the town of Wilson
A downed tree rests on a house during the passing of Hurricane Florence in the town of Wilson, North Carolina, U.S. September 14, 2018. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
HAWAII-VOLCANO/
RTS1RHHO
May 15, 2018
Patricia Spinoza, of Puna, takes a photo of lava on a lawn on the outskirts of Pahoa during ongoing...
PAHOA, UNITED STATES
Patricia Spinoza, of Puna, takes a photo of lava on a lawn on the outskirts of Pahoa
Patricia Spinoza, of Puna, takes a photo of lava on a lawn on the outskirts of Pahoa during ongoing eruptions of the Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii, U.S., May 14, 2018. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester
AUSTRALIA-POLITICS/
RTS1IHR1
November 05, 2017
Australia's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull stands with New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern looking...
Sydney, Australia
Australia's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull stands with New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern looking...
Australia's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull stands with New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern looking at Sydney Harbour on the verandah of Kirribilli House before their meeting in Sydney, Australia, November 5, 2017. REUTERS/David Gray
AUSTRALIA-STONEHENGE/
RTS1D7X6
August 24, 2017
Farmer Dick Smith, stands on the verandah of his home, located near the outback town of Stonehenge, in...
Stonehenge, Australia
The Wider Image: Stonehenge: Australia's forgotten farmers
Farmer Dick Smith, stands on the verandah of his home, located near the outback town of Stonehenge, in Queensland, Australia, August 12, 2017. REUTERS/David Gray SEARCH "GRAY STONEHENGE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
USA-LEAD/TESTING
RTX2VNP0
December 19, 2016
Lauranda Mignery (L) watches her sons, Kadin Mignery, 2, (C) and Collin Mignery, 5, as they play on...
ST. JOSEPH, UNITED STATES
Lauranda Mignery watches her sons, Kadin Mignery and Collin Mignery as they play in St. Joseph
Lauranda Mignery (L) watches her sons, Kadin Mignery, 2, (C) and Collin Mignery, 5, as they play on their front porch in St. Joseph, Missouri, U.S. November 15, 2016. Picture taken November 15, 2016. To match Special Report USA-LEAD/TESTING REUTERS/Whitney Curtis
USA-LEAD/TESTING
RTX2VNOZ
December 19, 2016
Kadin Mignery, 2, plays on the front porch of his home in St. Joseph, Missouri, U.S. November 15, 2016....
ST. JOSEPH, UNITED STATES
Kadin Mignery plays on the front porch of his home in St. Joseph
Kadin Mignery, 2, plays on the front porch of his home in St. Joseph, Missouri, U.S. November 15, 2016. Picture taken November 15, 2016. To match Special Report USA-LEAD/TESTING REUTERS/Whitney Curtis
STORM-MATTHEW/
RTSS4J4
October 13, 2016
Local residents gather on their front porch as a child shoots a bb gun while they seek refuge from flood...
LUMBERTON, UNITED STATES
Local residents gather on their front porch as a child shoots a bb gun while they seek refuge from flood...
Local residents gather on their front porch as a child shoots a bb gun while they seek refuge from flood waters due to Hurricane Matthew in Lumberton, North Carolina, U.S. October 12, 2016. Picture taken October, 12, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
STORM-MATTHEW/
RTSS02N
October 12, 2016
Residents hang out on their front porch as a child shoots a bb gun while they seek refuge from flood...
LUMBERTON, UNITED STATES
Residents hang out on their front porch as a child shoots a bb gun while they seek refuge from flood...
Residents hang out on their front porch as a child shoots a bb gun while they seek refuge from flood waters as a result of Hurricane Matthew in Lumberton, North Carolina, U.S. October 12, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
CALIFORNIA-FIRE/
RTX2LOX2
August 18, 2016
People sit on the porch of a home as joshua trees stand at sunset during the Blue Cut fire in San Bernardino...
SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY, UNITED STATES
People sit on the porch of a home as joshua trees stand at sunset during the Blue Cut fire in San Bernardino...
People sit on the porch of a home as joshua trees stand at sunset during the Blue Cut fire in San Bernardino County, California, U.S. August 17, 2016. REUTERS/Patrick T Fallon
BRITAIN-EU/SPAIN-RETIRED BRITONS
RTX2EXHF
May 31, 2016
A British man sunbathes at the porch of his mobile home during holidays, at Saydo Park in the outskirts...
MOLLINA, Spain
A British man sunbathes at the porch of his mobile home during holidays, at Saydo Park in the outskirts...
A British man sunbathes at the porch of his mobile home during holidays, at Saydo Park in the outskirts of Mollina, southern Spain, May 18, 2016. REUTERS/Jon Nazca
BRITAIN-EU/SPAIN-RETIRED BRITONS
RTX2EXDS
May 31, 2016
British resident Terrance Gerald, 68, who has been living in Spain for 6 years, holds his dog as he stands...
MOLLINA, Spain
British resident Gerald holds his dog as he stands at the porch of his mobile home at Saydo Park in the...
British resident Terrance Gerald, 68, who has been living in Spain for 6 years, holds his dog as he stands at the porch of his mobile home at Saydo Park in the outskirts of Mollina, southern Spain, May 18, 2016. REUTERS/Jon Nazca
SINGAPORE-ECONOMY/GDP
RTSFRVS
May 25, 2016
A restaurant staff sweeps the floor at a verandah overlooking the skyline of Singapore May 24, 2016....
Singapore, Singapore
A restaurant staff sweeps the floor at a verandah overlooking the skyline of Singapore
A restaurant staff sweeps the floor at a verandah overlooking the skyline of Singapore May 24, 2016. REUTERS/Edgar Su
USA-ELECTION/PENNSYLVANIA
RTX2BF1E
April 24, 2016
Danny Hughes, who ran a crane at the now-closed Bethlehem Steel Mill for 24 years, sits on his porch...
Bethlehem, UNITED STATES
The Wider Image: In the shadow of Bethlehem Steel
Danny Hughes, who ran a crane at the now-closed Bethlehem Steel Mill for 24 years, sits on his porch in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, U.S. April 22, 2016. After Bethlehem Steel's blast furnaces went silent 20 years ago in the city of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, the local economy bounced back as new industrial parks filled with e-commerce companies and white-collar businesses fleeing New York's higher costs. That adds to the challenge for Donald Trump, Republican nominee for the U.S. presidency, as he seeks voters' backing in the state's primary on April 26. REUTERS/Brian Snyder SEARCH "BETHLEHEM STEEL" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "THE WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
MALAYSIA-BAUXITE/
RTSE3QS
April 08, 2016
Durian planter Che Long Che Ali stands on the verandah of an abandoned house once in a durian orchard,...
Kuantan, Malaysia
File photo of durian planter Che Long Che Ali standing on the verandah of an abandoned house once in...
Durian planter Che Long Che Ali stands on the verandah of an abandoned house once in a durian orchard, now mined by bauxite mining companies in Kuantan, Malaysia, in this February 16, 2016 file photo. REUTERS/Olivia Harris/Files
MALAYSIA-ENVIRONMENT/DURIAN
RTX28A28
February 23, 2016
Durian planter Che Long Che Ali stands on the verandah of an abandoned house once in a durian orchard,...
Kuantan, Malaysia
Durian planter Che Long Che Ali stands on the verandah of an abandoned house once in a durian orchard,...
Durian planter Che Long Che Ali stands on the verandah of an abandoned house once in a durian orchard, now mined by bauxite mining companies in Kuantan, Malaysia, February 16, 2016. Malaysian farmers of the famously pungent durian fruit are calling for tighter regulations on mining they say is destroying arable land and tainting the water they need to churn out their yellow, spiky-shelled crop. Picture taken February 16, 2016. REUTERS/Olivia Harris
USA-WEATHER/FLOODS
RTS3GZ0
October 07, 2015
A porch is reflected in floodwaters along Lee's Landing Circle in Conway, South Carolina October 7, 2015....
CONWAY, UNITED STATES
A porch is reflected in floodwaters along Lee's Landing Circle in Conway
A porch is reflected in floodwaters along Lee's Landing Circle in Conway, South Carolina October 7, 2015. Rescuers searched early Wednesday for two people missing in floodwaters in South Carolina, while authorities urged residents in hundreds of homes to seek higher ground. REUTERS/Randall Hill
USA-WEATHER/FLOODS
RTS3GYF
October 07, 2015
A resident stands on his front porch surrounded by floodwaters along Lee's Landing Circle in Conway,...
CONWAY, UNITED STATES
A resident stands on his front porch surrounded by floodwaters along Lee's Landing Circle in Conway
A resident stands on his front porch surrounded by floodwaters along Lee's Landing Circle in Conway, South Carolina October 7, 2015. Rescuers searched early Wednesday for two people missing in floodwaters in South Carolina, while authorities urged residents in hundreds of homes to seek higher ground. REUTERS/Randall Hill
YEMEN-SECURITY/
RTX1Q3EE
August 28, 2015
Girls sit on the veranda at the yard of a school sheltering people displaced by Saudi-led air strikes...
Sanaa, Yemen
Girls sit on the veranda at the yard of a school sheltering people displaced by Saudi-led air strikes...
Girls sit on the veranda at the yard of a school sheltering people displaced by Saudi-led air strikes on Yemen's northwestern province of Saada, in the capital Sanaa August 28, 2015. Residents were forced to leave their homes in the province of Saad, which is Houthi-controlled . REUTERS/Mohamed al-Sayaghi
YEMEN-SECURITY/
RTX1PXUM
August 27, 2015
A girl cries as she walks onto the veranda at the yard of a school sheltering people displaced by Saudi-led...
Sanaa, Yemen
A girl cries as she walks onto the veranda at the yard of a school sheltering people displaced by Saudi-led...
A girl cries as she walks onto the veranda at the yard of a school sheltering people displaced by Saudi-led air strikes on Yemen's northwestern province of Saada, in the capital Sanaa August 27, 2015. Residents were forced to leave their homes in the province of Saada that is Houthi-controlled . REUTERS/Mohamed al-Sayaghi TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
NIGERIA-CULTURE/
RTX1NSRN
August 10, 2015
Devotees of the river goddess Osun sit at the verandah of a mud building after the traditional town cleansing...
Osogbo, Nigeria
Devotees of the river goddess Osun sit at the verandah of a mud building after the traditional town cleansing...
Devotees of the river goddess Osun sit at the verandah of a mud building after the traditional town cleansing procession at the start of the annual Osun festival in Osogbo in Nigeria's southwest, August 10, 2015. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye
JAPAN-CATS/
RTR4RUIY
March 03, 2015
A dead cat lies on the verandah of a derelict house on Aoshima Island in the Ehime prefecture in southern...
AOSHIMA, Japan
A dead cat lies on the verandah of a derelict house on Aoshima Island in the Ehime prefecture in southern...
A dead cat lies on the verandah of a derelict house on Aoshima Island in the Ehime prefecture in southern Japan February 25, 2015. An army of cats rules the remote island in southern Japan, curling up in abandoned houses or strutting about in a fishing village that is overrun with felines outnumbering humans six to one. Picture taken February 25, 2015. To match story JAPAN-CATS/ REUTERS/Thomas Peter (JAPAN - Tags: SOCIETY ANIMALS TRAVEL)
AUSTRALIA-CYCLONES/
RTR4QHEG
February 21, 2015
Yeppoon resident Demelza Bischoff walks onto the roofless veranda of her home, after it was damaged during...
YEPPOON, Australia
Yeppoon resident Demelza Bischoff walks onto the roofless veranda of her home, after it was damaged during...
Yeppoon resident Demelza Bischoff walks onto the roofless veranda of her home, after it was damaged during Cyclone Marcia, February 21, 2015. Bischoff and her husband Shaun and three children survived the storm by staying under their kitchen table surrounded by matresses before during the category 5 storm which hit Yeppoon the hardest on Friday. REUTERS/Jason Reed (AUSTRALIA - Tags: ENVIRONMENT DISASTER)
USA-WILDFIRES/
RTX12SDT
August 21, 2013
Emily (L), Ben, Kathy and Brian Fox (R) pose on the porch of their newly rebuilt home on Courtney Drive...
Colorado Springs, UNITED STATES
Emily, Ben, Kathy and Brian Fox pose on the porch of their newly rebuilt home on Courtney Drive on the...
Emily (L), Ben, Kathy and Brian Fox (R) pose on the porch of their newly rebuilt home on Courtney Drive on the one year anniversary of the fire in Colorado Springs, Colorado June 26, 2013. The Waldo Canyon fire destroyed 346 homes on June 26, 2012. Picture taken June 26, 2013. REUTERS/Rick Wilking (UNITED STATES - Tags: ANNIVERSARY BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION DISASTER SOCIETY)
MALI-ELECTION/
RTX11WID
July 23, 2013
Aoussa Dicko, a resident of Timbuktu who fled fighting in her hometown last year, sits on the veranda...
Bamako, Mali
Dicko sits on veranda of her new home at a camp for displaced persons outside Bamako
Aoussa Dicko, a resident of Timbuktu who fled fighting in her hometown last year, sits on the veranda of her new home at a camp for displaced persons outside Bamako, Mali, July 23, 2013. Mali is due to hold presidential elections on Sunday. Dicko said she cannot vote because her electoral card was sent to the north. REUTERS/Joe Penney (MALI - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS CIVIL UNREST)
INDONESIA/
RTR3BRSD
December 20, 2012
A Muslim family enjoys nice weather on the beach in Banda Aceh December 11, 2012. Indonesia is the world's...
Banda Aceh, Indonesia
A Muslim family enjoys nice weather on the beach in Banda Aceh
A Muslim family enjoys nice weather on the beach in Banda Aceh December 11, 2012. Indonesia is the world's most populous Muslim nation, but nowhere is the faith more strictly interpreted than in Aceh, sometimes referred to as the "verandah of Mecca" because it was one of the first parts of the archipelago to turn to Islam. Aceh is Indonesia's only province to have implemented sharia, or Islamic laws. Picture taken December 11, 2012. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj (INDONESIA - Tags: CRIME LAW SOCIETY RELIGION)

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INDONESIA/
RTR3BRSC
December 20, 2012
A worker repairs a boat that was stranded on homes during the 2004 tsunami and preserved as a monument...
Banda Aceh, Indonesia
A worker repairs a boat that was stranded on homes during the 2004 tsunami and preserved as a monument...
A worker repairs a boat that was stranded on homes during the 2004 tsunami and preserved as a monument in Banda Aceh December 7, 2012. Some residents near the sea, together with many others including some local ulama, believe the devastating 2004 tsunami that killed 170,000 people in Aceh province was the punishment from the God for those who broke Islamic laws and fear it might happen again. Indonesia is the world's most populous Muslim nation, but nowhere is the faith more strictly interpreted than in Aceh, sometimes referred to as the "verandah of Mecca" because it was one of the first parts of the archipelago to turn to Islam. Aceh is Indonesia's only province to have implemented sharia, or Islamic laws. Picture taken December 7, 2012. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj (INDONESIA - Tags: CRIME LAW SOCIETY RELIGION)

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INDONESIA/
RTR3BRSB
December 20, 2012
Acanese Protestants attend an early Christmas mass in their church in Banda Aceh December 8, 2012. Although...
Banda Aceh, Indonesia
Acanese Protestants attend an early Christmas mass in their church in Banda Aceh
Acanese Protestants attend an early Christmas mass in their church in Banda Aceh December 8, 2012. Although it is more complicated to build a new Christian church in the predominantly Muslim province, Father Amrin Sihotang of HKBP Protestant church in Aceh said his community has no problems with strict Islamic laws as long "as we follow the rules". Indonesia is the world's most populous Muslim nation, but nowhere is the faith more strictly interpreted than in Aceh, sometimes referred to as the "verandah of Mecca" because it was one of the first parts of the archipelago to turn to Islam. Aceh is Indonesia's only province to have implemented sharia, or Islamic laws. Picture taken December 8, 2012. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj (INDONESIA - Tags: CRIME LAW SOCIETY RELIGION)

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INDONESIA/
RTR3BRSA
December 20, 2012
Patients are locked in a room at a mental hospital in Banda Aceh December 12, 2012. According to the...
Banda Aceh, Indonesia
Patients are locked in a room at a mental hospital in Banda Aceh
Patients are locked in a room at a mental hospital in Banda Aceh December 12, 2012. According to the hospital's staff, who take care of more than 700 patients, the number of people suffering from mental illness rose because of the province's long conflict, devastating 2004 tsunami, and also because of the use of narcotics. In deeply traditional society, people suffering from mental illnesses are often kept chained at home and treated with traditional medicines. Indonesia is the world's most populous Muslim nation, but nowhere is the faith more strictly interpreted than in Aceh, sometimes referred to as the "verandah of Mecca" because it was one of the first parts of the archipelago to turn to Islam. Aceh is Indonesia's only province to have implemented sharia, or Islamic laws. Picture taken December 12, 2012. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj (INDONESIA - Tags: CRIME LAW SOCIETY RELIGION)

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INDONESIA/
RTR3BRS9
December 20, 2012
Visitors walk onto a ship swept miles inland during the 2004 tsunami, which has been turned into a memorial...
Banda Aceh, Indonesia
Visitors walk onto a ship swept miles inland during the 2004 tsunami, which has been turned into a memorial...
Visitors walk onto a ship swept miles inland during the 2004 tsunami, which has been turned into a memorial in Banda Aceh December 12, 2012. The gates of the memorial close during each of the five daily prayers practiced by Muslims, and visitors are urged to go to a local mosque. Some residents near the sea, together with many others including some local ulama, believe the devastating 2004 tsunami that killed 170,000 people in Aceh province was the punishment from God for those who broke Islamic laws and fear it might happen again. Indonesia is the world's most populous Muslim nation, but nowhere is the faith more strictly interpreted than in Aceh, sometimes referred to as the "verandah of Mecca" because it was one of the first parts of the archipelago to turn to Islam. Aceh is Indonesia's only province to have implemented sharia, or Islamic laws. Picture taken December 12, 2012. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj (INDONESIA - Tags: CRIME LAW SOCIETY RELIGION)

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INDONESIA/
RTR3BRS8
December 20, 2012
A man is seen from inside a house destroyed in the 2004 tsunami in Banda Aceh December 7, 2012. Some...
Banda Aceh, Indonesia
A man is seen from inside a house destroyed in the 2004 tsunami in Banda Aceh
A man is seen from inside a house destroyed in the 2004 tsunami in Banda Aceh December 7, 2012. Some residents near the sea, together with many others including some local ulama, believe the devastating 2004 tsunami that killed 170,000 people in Aceh province was the punishment from God for those who broke Islamic laws and fear it might happen again. Indonesia is the world's most populous Muslim nation, but nowhere is the faith more strictly interpreted than in Aceh, sometimes referred to as the "verandah of Mecca" because it was one of the first parts of the archipelago to turn to Islam. Aceh is Indonesia's only province to have implemented sharia, or Islamic laws. Picture taken December 7, 2012. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj (INDONESIA - Tags: CRIME LAW SOCIETY RELIGION)

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INDONESIA/
RTR3BRS7
December 20, 2012
Visitors take pictures at a memorial for the 2004 tsunami in Banda Aceh December 10, 2012. The gates...
Banda Aceh, Indonesia
Visitors take pictures at a memorial for the 2004 tsunami in Banda Aceh
Visitors take pictures at a memorial for the 2004 tsunami in Banda Aceh December 10, 2012. The gates of the memorial close for the five daily prayers practiced by Muslims, and visitors are urged to go to a local mosque. Some residents near the sea, together with many others including some local ulama, believe the devastating 2004 tsunami that killed 170,000 people in Aceh province was the punishment from God for those who broke Islamic laws and fear it might happen again. Indonesia is the world's most populous Muslim nation, but nowhere is the faith more strictly interpreted than in Aceh, sometimes referred to as the "verandah of Mecca" because it was one of the first parts of the archipelago to turn to Islam. Aceh is Indonesia's only province to have implemented sharia, or Islamic laws. Picture taken December 10, 2012. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj (INDONESIA - Tags: CRIME LAW SOCIETY RELIGION)

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INDONESIA/
RTR3BRS5
December 20, 2012
Muslim students at a boarding school pray in Banda Aceh December 12, 2012. Most of the students at the...
Banda Aceh, Indonesia
Muslim students at a boarding school pray in Banda Aceh
Muslim students at a boarding school pray in Banda Aceh December 12, 2012. Most of the students at the Islamic Markaz Al Ishlah Al Aziziyah boarding school are orphans whose parents died in Aceh's decades-long conflict and devastating 2004 tsunami. Indonesia is the world's most populous Muslim nation, but nowhere is the faith more strictly interpreted than in Aceh, sometimes referred to as the "verandah of Mecca" because it was one of the first parts of the archipelago to turn to Islam. Aceh is Indonesia's only province to have implemented sharia, or Islamic laws. Picture taken December 12, 2012. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj (INDONESIA - Tags: CRIME LAW SOCIETY RELIGION)

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INDONESIA/
RTR3BRS4
December 20, 2012
A girl is seen through the doors of a house damaged in the 2004 tsunami and left as part of a monument...
Banda Aceh, Indonesia
A girl is seen through the doors of a house damaged in the 2004 tsunami and left as part of a monument...
A girl is seen through the doors of a house damaged in the 2004 tsunami and left as part of a monument in Banda Aceh December 12, 2012. The gates of the memorial close for the five daily prayers practiced by Muslims, and visitors are urged to go to a local mosque. Some residents near the sea, together with many others including some local ulama, believe the devastating 2004 tsunami that killed 170,000 people in Aceh province was the punishment from God for those who broke Islamic laws and fear it might happen again. Indonesia is the world's most populous Muslim nation, but nowhere is the faith more strictly interpreted than in Aceh, sometimes referred to as the "verandah of Mecca" because it was one of the first parts of the archipelago to turn to Islam. Aceh is Indonesia's only province to have implemented sharia, or Islamic laws. Picture taken December 12, 2012. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj (INDONESIA - Tags: CRIME LAW SOCIETY RELIGION)

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INDONESIA/
RTR3BRS2
December 20, 2012
Sharia policemen speak to a student who was caught playing games in an internet cafe during school hours...
Banda Aceh, Indonesia
Sharia policemen speak to a student who was caught playing games in an internet cafe during school hours...
Sharia policemen speak to a student who was caught playing games in an internet cafe during school hours in Banda Aceh December 6, 2012. The boy was given a moral lecture and forced onto a Sharia patrol truck to be brought back to school where he faced humiliation from other students and teachers. Indonesia is the world's most populous Muslim nation, but nowhere is the faith more strictly interpreted than in Aceh, sometimes referred to as the "verandah of Mecca" because it was one of the first parts of the archipelago to turn to Islam. Aceh is Indonesia's only province to have implemented sharia, or Islamic laws. Picture taken December 6, 2012. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj (INDONESIA - Tags: CRIME LAW SOCIETY RELIGION)

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INDONESIA/
RTR3BRS1
December 20, 2012
A female member of the sharia police force known as Wilayatul Hisbah (WH) insists on inspecting the clothes...
Banda Aceh, Indonesia
A female member of the sharia police force known as Wilayatul Hisbah (WH) insists on inspecting the clothes...
A female member of the sharia police force known as Wilayatul Hisbah (WH) insists on inspecting the clothes of girls relaxing in a park in Banda Aceh December 7, 2012. Members of Sharia police patrol parks and beaches every day looking for unmarried couples, Muslim women without headscarves or those wearing tight clothes, and people drinking alcohol or gambling. Indonesia is the world's most populous Muslim nation, but nowhere is the faith more strictly interpreted than in Aceh, sometimes referred to as the "verandah of Mecca" because it was one of the first parts of the archipelago to turn to Islam. Aceh is Indonesia's only province to have implemented sharia, or Islamic laws. Picture taken December 7, 2012. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj (INDONESIA - Tags: CRIME LAW SOCIETY RELIGION)

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December 20, 2012
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Banda Aceh, Indonesia
Francisca, a member of the transgender community poses for a photo in a beauty salon where she works...
Francisca, a member of the transgender community poses for a photo in a beauty salon where she works in Banda Aceh December 10, 2012. For Francisca, being one of about 100 members of the transgender community in Sharia-ruled Aceh is no easy matter but she said: "It's okay if we follow the rule. We don't go out much". Indonesia is the world's most populous Muslim nation, but nowhere is the faith more strictly interpreted than in Aceh, sometimes referred to as the "verandah of Mecca" because it was one of the first parts of the archipelago to turn to Islam. Aceh is Indonesia's only province to have implemented sharia, or Islamic laws. Human right activists warn some religious laws in Indonesia's Aceh province violate the rights of many people - predominantly the poor, women, minorities and youths. Picture taken December 10, 2012. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj (INDONESIA - Tags: CRIME LAW SOCIETY RELIGION)

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December 20, 2012
Young men dance under a monument to Indonesia's first plane in a public park in Banda Aceh December 8,...
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Young men dance under a monument to Indonesia's first plane in a public park in Banda Aceh
Young men dance under a monument to Indonesia's first plane in a public park in Banda Aceh December 8, 2012. Indonesia is the world's most populous Muslim nation, but nowhere is the faith more strictly interpreted than in Aceh, sometimes referred to as the "verandah of Mecca" because it was one of the first parts of the archipelago to turn to Islam. Aceh is Indonesia's only province to have implemented sharia, or Islamic laws. Picture taken December 8, 2012. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj (INDONESIA - Tags: CRIME LAW SOCIETY RELIGION)

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December 20, 2012
Sharia policemen speak to a student who was caught playing games in an internet cafe during school hours...
Banda Aceh, Indonesia
Sharia policemen speak to a student who was caught playing games in an internet cafe during school hours...
Sharia policemen speak to a student who was caught playing games in an internet cafe during school hours in Banda Aceh December 6, 2012. The boy was given a moral lecture and forced onto a Sharia patrol truck to be brought back to school where he faced humiliation from other students and teachers. Indonesia is the world's most populous Muslim nation, but nowhere is the faith more strictly interpreted than in Aceh, sometimes referred to as the "verandah of Mecca" because it was one of the first parts of the archipelago to turn to Islam. Aceh is Indonesia's only province to have implemented sharia, or Islamic laws. Picture taken December 6, 2012. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj (INDONESIA - Tags: CRIME LAW SOCIETY RELIGION)

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December 20, 2012
A sharia policeman shows dominos found in the bag of a schoolboy who ran away after a patrol spotted...
Banda Aceh, Indonesia
A sharia policeman shows dominos found in the bag of a schoolboy who ran away after a patrol spotted...
A sharia policeman shows dominos found in the bag of a schoolboy who ran away after a patrol spotted him and a friend during school hours in Banda Aceh December 6, 2012. The dominos were thrown in the mud and police continued their patrol after unsuccessfully chasing boys. Indonesia is the world's most populous Muslim nation, but nowhere is the faith more strictly interpreted than in Aceh, sometimes referred to as the "verandah of Mecca" because it was one of the first parts of the archipelago to turn to Islam. Aceh is Indonesia's only province to have implemented sharia, or Islamic laws. Picture taken December 6, 2012. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj (INDONESIA - Tags: CRIME LAW SOCIETY RELIGION)

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December 20, 2012
Muslim people leave the mosque after the Friday prayers in Banda Aceh December 7, 2012. Indonesia is...
Banda Aceh, Indonesia
Muslim people leave the mosque after the Friday prayers in Banda Aceh
Muslim people leave the mosque after the Friday prayers in Banda Aceh December 7, 2012. Indonesia is the world's most populous Muslim nation, but nowhere is the faith more strictly interpreted than in Aceh, sometimes referred to as the "verandah of Mecca" because it was one of the first parts of the archipelago to turn to Islam. Aceh is Indonesia's only province to have implemented sharia, or Islamic laws. Picture taken December 7, 2012. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj (INDONESIA - Tags: CRIME LAW SOCIETY RELIGION)

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December 20, 2012
A female member of the sharia police force known as Wilayatul Hisbah (WH) tells a man he should stop...
Banda Aceh, Indonesia
A female member of the sharia police force known as Wilayatul Hisbah (WH) tells a man he should stop...
A female member of the sharia police force known as Wilayatul Hisbah (WH) tells a man he should stop eating his lunch and go to the mosque just before the Friday prayers in Banda Aceh December 7, 2012. Besides patrolling with their male colleagues every day looking for those who violate sharia, female policemen drive through the town just before Friday prayers urging business to close and demanding men go to pray. Indonesia is the world's most populous Muslim nation, but nowhere is the faith more strictly interpreted than in Aceh, sometimes referred to as the "verandah of Mecca" because it was one of the first parts of the archipelago to turn to Islam. Aceh is Indonesia's only province to have implemented sharia, or Islamic laws. Picture taken December 7, 2012. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj (INDONESIA - Tags: CRIME LAW SOCIETY RELIGION)

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December 20, 2012
Muslim students at a boarding school spend the time at their dormitory in Banda Aceh December 12, 2012....
Banda Aceh, Indonesia
Muslim students at a boarding school spend time at their dormitory in Banda Aceh
Muslim students at a boarding school spend the time at their dormitory in Banda Aceh December 12, 2012. Most of the students of the Islamic Markaz Al Ishlah Al Aziziyah boarding school are orphans whose parents died in Aceh's decades-long conflict and devastating 2004 tsunami. Indonesia is the world's most populous Muslim nation, but nowhere is the faith more strictly interpreted than in Aceh, sometimes referred to as the "verandah of Mecca" because it was one of the first parts of the archipelago to turn to Islam. Aceh is Indonesia's only province to have implemented sharia, or Islamic laws. Picture taken December 12, 2012. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj (INDONESIA - Tags: CRIME LAW SOCIETY RELIGION)

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December 20, 2012
A woman carries her child through the main market, which closes during Friday prayers in Banda Aceh December...
Banda Aceh, Indonesia
A woman carries her child through the main market, which closes during Friday prayers in Banda Aceh
A woman carries her child through the main market, which closes during Friday prayers in Banda Aceh December 7, 2012. Indonesia is the world's most populous Muslim nation, but nowhere is the faith more strictly interpreted than in Aceh, sometimes referred to as the "verandah of Mecca" because it was one of the first parts of the archipelago to turn to Islam. Aceh is Indonesia's only province to have implemented sharia, or Islamic laws. Picture taken December 7, 2012. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj (INDONESIA - Tags: CRIME LAW SOCIETY RELIGION)

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December 20, 2012
Boys and girls meet at a cultural event in Banda Aceh December 8, 2012. Indonesia is the world's most...
Banda Aceh, Indonesia
Boys and girls meet at a cultural event in Banda Aceh
Boys and girls meet at a cultural event in Banda Aceh December 8, 2012. Indonesia is the world's most populous Muslim nation, but nowhere is the faith more strictly interpreted than in Aceh, sometimes referred to as the "verandah of Mecca" because it was one of the first parts of the archipelago to turn to Islam. Aceh is Indonesia's only province to have implemented sharia, or Islamic laws. Picture taken December 8, 2012. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj (INDONESIA - Tags: CRIME LAW SOCIETY RELIGION)

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December 20, 2012
A man prays outside a mosque in Banda Aceh December 5, 2012. Indonesia is the world's most populous Muslim...
Banda Aceh, Indonesia
A man prays outside a mosque in Banda Aceh
A man prays outside a mosque in Banda Aceh December 5, 2012. Indonesia is the world's most populous Muslim nation, but nowhere is the faith more strictly interpreted than in Aceh, sometimes referred to as the "verandah of Mecca" because it was one of the first parts of the archipelago to turn to Islam. Aceh is Indonesia's only province to have implemented sharia, or Islamic laws. Picture taken December 5, 2012. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj (INDONESIA - Tags: CRIME LAW SOCIETY RELIGION)

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December 20, 2012
Muslim students at a boarding school wash themselves before praying in Banda Aceh December 12, 2012....
Banda Aceh, Indonesia
Muslim students at a boarding school wash themselves before praying in Banda Aceh
Muslim students at a boarding school wash themselves before praying in Banda Aceh December 12, 2012. Most of the students of the Islamic Markaz Al Ishlah Al Aziziyah boarding school are orphans whose parents died in Aceh's decades-long conflict and devastating 2004 tsunami. Indonesia is the world's most populous Muslim nation, but nowhere is the faith more strictly interpreted than in Aceh, sometimes referred to as the "verandah of Mecca" because it was one of the first parts of the archipelago to turn to Islam. Aceh is Indonesia's only province to have implemented sharia, or Islamic laws. Picture taken December 12, 2012. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj (INDONESIA - Tags: CRIME LAW SOCIETY RELIGION)

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December 20, 2012
Female members of the sharia police force known as Wilayatul Hisbah (WH) enter a public park as they...
Banda Aceh, Indonesia
Female members of the sharia police force known as Wilayatul Hisbah enter a public park as they search...
Female members of the sharia police force known as Wilayatul Hisbah (WH) enter a public park as they search for those violating the law during their patrol in Banda Aceh December 6, 2012. Members of Sharia police patrol parks and beaches every day looking for unmarried couples, Muslim women without headscarves or those wearing tight clothes, and people drinking alcohol or gambling. Indonesia is the world's most populous Muslim nation, but nowhere is the faith more strictly interpreted than in Aceh, sometimes referred to as the "verandah of Mecca" because it was one of the first parts of the archipelago to turn to Islam. Aceh is Indonesia's only province to have implemented sharia, or Islamic laws. Picture taken December 6, 2012. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj (INDONESIA - Tags: CRIME LAW SOCIETY RELIGION)

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December 20, 2012
Members of the sharia police force known as Wilayatul Hisbah (WH) speak to a young couple after they...
Banda Aceh, Indonesia
Members of the sharia police force known as Wilayatul Hisbah speak to a young couple after they were...
Members of the sharia police force known as Wilayatul Hisbah (WH) speak to a young couple after they were caught sitting too close to each other in an isolated place in Banda Aceh December 6, 2012. Under sharia, it is a crime for an unmarried man and woman who are not related by blood to associate in an "isolated place." Indonesia is the world's most populous Muslim nation, but nowhere is the faith more strictly interpreted than in Aceh, sometimes referred to as the "verandah of Mecca" because it was one of the first parts of the archipelago to turn to Islam. Aceh is Indonesia's only province to have implemented sharia, or Islamic laws. Picture taken December 6, 2012. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj (INDONESIA - Tags: CRIME LAW SOCIETY RELIGION)

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December 20, 2012
Winda Wahyuni kisses the hand of her husband Ahmad Yasir Saputra after they got married in a mosque in...
Banda Aceh, Indonesia
Winda Wahyuni kisses the hand of her husband Ahmad Yasir Saputra after they got married in a mosque in...
Winda Wahyuni kisses the hand of her husband Ahmad Yasir Saputra after they got married in a mosque in Banda Aceh December 9, 2012. Winda and Ahmad Yasir, who met a year ago on Facebook, married in a religious ceremony in a local mosque in Banda Aceh. Dating on social networks has become increasingly popular in Aceh where, under sharia, it is a crime for an unmarried man and woman who are not related by blood to associate in an "isolated place." Indonesia is the world's most populous Muslim nation, but nowhere is the faith more strictly interpreted than in Aceh, sometimes referred to as the "verandah of Mecca" because it was one of the first parts of the archipelago to turn to Islam. Aceh is Indonesia's only province to have implemented sharia, or Islamic laws. Picture taken December 9, 2012. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj (INDONESIA - Tags: CRIME LAW SOCIETY RELIGION)

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December 20, 2012
Girls joke with a boy as they enjoy nice weather at the Lam Puuk beach in Banda Aceh December 9, 2012....
Banda Aceh, Indonesia
Girls joke with a boy as they enjoy nice weather at the Lam Puuk beach in Banda Aceh
Girls joke with a boy as they enjoy nice weather at the Lam Puuk beach in Banda Aceh December 9, 2012. Indonesia is the world's most populous Muslim nation, but nowhere is the faith more strictly interpreted than in Aceh, sometimes referred to as the "verandah of Mecca" because it was one of the first parts of the archipelago to turn to Islam. Aceh is Indonesia's only province to have implemented sharia, or Islamic laws. Picture taken December 9, 2012. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj (INDONESIA - Tags: CRIME LAW SOCIETY RELIGION)

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December 20, 2012
A young couple chat in the shade on a beach near Banda Aceh December 9, 2012. Under sharia, it is a crime...
Banda Aceh, Indonesia
A young couple chat in the shade on a beach near Banda Aceh
A young couple chat in the shade on a beach near Banda Aceh December 9, 2012. Under sharia, it is a crime for an unmarried man and woman who are not related by blood to associate in an "isolated place." Some residents near beaches in Aceh, together with many others including some local ulama, believe the devastating 2004 tsunami that killed 170,000 people in Aceh province was the punishment from God for those who broke Islamic laws and fear it might happen again. Indonesia is the world's most populous Muslim nation, but nowhere is the faith more strictly interpreted than in Aceh, sometimes referred to as the "verandah of Mecca" because it was one of the first parts of the archipelago to turn to Islam. Aceh is Indonesia's only province to have implemented sharia, or Islamic laws. Picture taken December 9, 2012. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj (INDONESIA - Tags: CRIME LAW SOCIETY RELIGION)

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December 20, 2012
Winda Wahyuni (C) and her husband Ahmad Yasir Saputra (L) pray during their wedding ceremony in a mosque...
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Winda Wahyuni and her husband Ahmad Yasir Saputra pray during their wedding ceremony in a mosque in Banda...
Winda Wahyuni (C) and her husband Ahmad Yasir Saputra (L) pray during their wedding ceremony in a mosque in Banda Aceh December 9, 2012. Winda and Ahmad Yasir, who met a year ago on Facebook married in a religious ceremony in a local mosque in Banda Aceh. Dating on social networks has become increasingly popular in Aceh where, under sharia, it is a crime for an unmarried man and woman who are not related by blood to associate in an "isolated place." Indonesia is the world's most populous Muslim nation, but nowhere is the faith more strictly interpreted than in Aceh, sometimes referred to as the "verandah of Mecca" because it was one of the first parts of the archipelago to turn to Islam. Aceh is Indonesia's only province to have implemented sharia, or Islamic laws. Picture taken December 9, 2012. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj (INDONESIA - Tags: CRIME LAW SOCIETY RELIGION)

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December 20, 2012
Female members of the sharia police force known as Wilayatul Hisbah (WH) listen to instructions from...
Banda Aceh, Indonesia
Female members of the sharia police force known as Wilayatul Hisbah (WH) listen to instructions from...
Female members of the sharia police force known as Wilayatul Hisbah (WH) listen to instructions from a commander before going on patrol in Banda Aceh December 6, 2012. Members of the sharia police patrol parks and beaches every day looking for unmarried couples, Muslim women without headscarves or those wearing tight clothes, and people drinking alcohol or gambling. Indonesia is the world's most populous Muslim nation, but nowhere is the faith more strictly interpreted than in Aceh, sometimes referred to as the "verandah of Mecca" because it was one of the first parts of the archipelago to turn to Islam. Aceh is Indonesia's only province to have implemented sharia, or Islamic laws. Picture taken December 6, 2012. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj (INDONESIA - Tags: CRIME LAW SOCIETY RELIGION)

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