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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

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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.

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