May 19, 2022 Last Updated 8:50 AM, May 6, 2022

Sumatra

What is the TNI's Aceh agenda?

The TNI wants more than just the defeat of GAM

Anti-insurgency logic in Aceh

Military policy of separating civilians from guerillas generates more resistance

War of words

Journalists covering the conflict in Aceh were embedded in a fierce propaganda war

Reviving Malayness

Searching for a new dominant ethnic identity

Blood or money?

Ethnicity now plays a role in local politics in South Sumatra but money still rules

Women and syariah in Aceh

Aceh’s women find themselves between an armed conflict and Islamic law

Peripheral problems

Indonesia’s decentralisation law is causing headaches in Dusun Belido

The disappearing forest

Orang Rimba assert their rights

Another East Timor?

The long-running struggle for self-determination continues in Aceh

Unwelcome guests?

Acehnese living in Indonesia face fear and misunderstanding

An Acehnese in New York

My journey: from the village to exile

In Indonesian eyes

Military-inspired nationalism hurts those who defend the Acehnese

Building solidarity

Why is solidarity for Aceh so much weaker than for Timor?

Elusive truth

Nothing should be taken at face value in Aceh

Not a romantic movement

Those who support the Acehnese should not support GAM

Why not independence?

Challenging the myths about Aceh’s national liberation movement

After the tsunami

Journal of an Aceh volunteer

Aceh's loss

Civil society mourns in the tsunami’s aftermath

After the tsunami, the free for all

International agencies need to take the time to understand local groups

Acehnese voices

As reconstruction moves into high gear, it’s time to listen to tsunami victims

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