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What Does the Thailand Army Chief’s Trip to Indonesia’s Aceh Mean?
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.

Aceh, Indonesia: When Dating Meets Sharia Law
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.
13 Years of Peace Without Justice or Truth in Aceh
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.

102 Killed in Aceh Quake, Mercifully No Tsunami
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.

Aceh Ten Years After the Tsunami
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.

Will Aceh’s Sharia Law Quash Investment?
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.

Aceh’s Sharia Police Get Extended Powers
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.
Indonesia: Lessons for the World
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.

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