Framework

Capturing the world through photography, video and multimedia

Indonesian members of the Aceh punk community attend a concert at a park in the capital Banda Aceh before a police raid on Dec. 10.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Chaideer Mahyuddin / AFP

Indonesian members of the Aceh punk community play in a concert at a park in the capital Banda Aceh before a police raid on Dec. 10.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Chaideer Mahyuddin / AFP

A group of punkers during a punk music concert before being arrested by police in Banda Aceh on Dec. 10.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Hotli Simanjuntak / EPA

Police watch punkers arrested in a raid against a punker's community.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Hotli Simanjuntak / EPA

Punkers arrested in a raid against a punker's community look from a cell.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Hotli Simanjuntak / EPA

Police watch punkers arrested in a raid against a punker's community.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Hotli Simanjuntak / EPA

Police shave the hair of detained Indonesian punks at a police school in Aceh Besar in Aceh province on Dec. 13.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Chaideer Mahyuddin / AFP

Female punks wait for their hair to be cut by police.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Hotli Simanjuntak / EPA

An Indonesian police officer cuts the hair of a detained punk at a police school in Aceh Besar in Aceh province.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Chaideer Mahyuddin / AFP

In this Dec. 13 photo, punks sit inside a pool in a police school compound after their heads were shaved in Aceh Besar, Aceh province, Indonesia. Police official Iskandar Hasan said Wednesday that 65 youths were rounded up during a weekend concert and brought to a detention center where their spiky mohawks -- deemed insulting to Islamic traditions -- were buzzed off.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Associated Press

Arrested punkers take a bath before they get moral education at a police school in the Lembah Seulawah, Aceh Besar, Indonesia.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Hotli Simanjuntak / EPA

A group of detained Indonesian punks wash themselves in a lake after their hair was shaved off at a police school in Aceh Besar in Aceh province.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Chaideer Mahyuddin / AFP

A police officer lectures a group of detained Indonesian punks at a police school in Aceh Besar in Aceh province.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Chaideer Mahyuddin / AFP

A group of detained Indonesian punks wearing traditional prayer clothes are made to atttend Friday prayers while undergoing "moral rehabilitation" under the supervision of Sharia police on Dec. 16 at a police training school in Aceh Besar in Aceh province.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Chaideer Mahyuddin / AFP

A police training officer looks over a group of detained Indonesian punks wearing uniforms while undergoing "moral rehabilitation" under the supervision of Sharia police on Dec. 16 at a police training school in Aceh Besar in Aceh province.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Chaideer Mahyuddin / AFP

More galleries on Framework

return to gallery

Indonesian 'punks' get their heads shaved by police

Venice flooded by record high tides

Heavy rains and seas whipped up by strong winds have flooded Venice and brought the lagoon city's high tide mark to its sixth-highest level since records began being kept 150...   View Post»

   

Spirit of the Old Wes'

Spirit of the Old West

By Luis Sinco It’s funny sometimes how one can catch glimpses of the Old West right here in Los Angeles, a metropolis better known as a center of modern-day pop...   View Post»

   

Indonesian 'punks' get their heads shaved by police

Pictures in the News | June 7, 2011

Today's Pictures in the News highlights include images of nature's power, man's conflict, and some adorable creatures: NASA releases a satellite photo of Chile’s...   View Post»

   

Hurricane Katrina | 5 year anniversary

A sobering look back five years after Hurricane Katrina

On Aug. 29, 2005,  at approximately 8 a.m., Hurricane Katrina came ashore on the Gulf Coast, wreaking havoc and causing widespread destruction from Florida to Texas....   View Post»

Indonesian ‘punks’ get their heads shaved by police

Police in Indonesia’s most conservative province raided a punk-rock concert and detained 65 fans, buzzing off their spiky mohawks and stripping away body piercings because of the perceived threat to Islamic values.

Read more

No comments yet

Add a comment or a question.

If you are under 13 years of age you may read this message board, but you may not participate. Here are the full legal terms you agree to by using this comment form.

Comments are moderated, and will not appear until they've been approved.

Required

Required, will not be published