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International Tourists Flock to Sabang Despite Sharia Law

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Despite strict Sharia laws mandating that Muslim women wear headscarves and banning alcohol consumption, international tourism on the island of Sabang in Indonesia’s Aceh province is growing.

The key to success has been that both hotel owners and local officials have agreed to make compromises to accommodate Western visitors and to respect the local culture.


VOANews.com


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