January 17, 2020
What Does the Thailand Army Chief’s Trip to Indonesia’s Aceh Mean?
By Prashanth Parameswaran
A closer look at the significance of a recent visit that has generated much speculation.
July 24, 2019
Aceh, Indonesia: When Dating Meets Sharia Law
By Ana Salvá
In Aceh, young people have to reconcile their daily life with a strict version of Islamic law.
August 15, 2018
13 Years of Peace Without Justice or Truth in Aceh
By Usman Hamid
There may be peace in Aceh, but truth and justice remain elusive.
December 09, 2016
102 Killed in Aceh Quake, Mercifully No Tsunami
By Catherine Putz
The quake -- so near the site of 2004's immense devastation -- has destroyed hundreds of buildings.
December 23, 2014
Aceh Ten Years After the Tsunami
By Sebastian Strangio
The region has made impressive progress on rebuilding infrastructure, but the mental scars remain.
October 22, 2014
Will Aceh’s Sharia Law Quash Investment?
By Farzikha Soerono
Indonesia’s only province with Islamic Law shows the risks inherent in its uneven application.
April 18, 2014
Aceh’s Sharia Police Get Extended Powers
By Rob Yates
Detention centers are being prepared to process those who fall foul of religious codes.
January 21, 2014
Indonesia: Lessons for the World
By Edward Parker
While the country faces multiple challenges, it is important to remember how far it has come.
April 09, 2010
Rise and Fall of a Terror Cell
The jungles of Indonesia’s Aceh Province seem fertile ground for Islamic militants. But not this time, reports Aubrey Belford.