Aug 02, 2021 Last Updated 4:08 AM, Jul 29, 2021

Aceh: Two years of peace

Aceh: Two years of peace

 In welcoming you to our new version of Inside Indonesia, it’s fitting that we focus on one of the greatest achievements of Indonesia’s democratisation: peace in Aceh.

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Guerillas in power

Guerillas in power

Last December, candidates affiliated to the Free Aceh Movement (GAM ) swept to power in local government elections in Aceh. They now face great challenges in meeting the high expectations of their supporters and dealing with incipient corruption in their own ranks.

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A heroine for humanity

A heroine for humanity

There are dozens of stories of ordinary people doing extraordinary things for human rights in Aceh. Here is a personal account of one such person.

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Aceh homebound?

Aceh homebound?

In the wake of peace, Acehnese living in Malaysia are thinking about return. But it can be tough leaving a new life to start afresh back home.

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No nightmares in Aceh

No nightmares in Aceh

Acehnese have no word for nightmare, but the trauma of the conflict years is nightly visited upon many survivors through their dreams.

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Waiting for justice

Waiting for justice

Victims of human rights abuses in Aceh have not yet seen the legal processes they’ve been promised.

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