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August 11, 2023

Agence-France Presse - August 11, 2023

Banda Aceh – Authorities in Indonesia's ultra-conservative Aceh province have ordered men and women not immediately related or married to stay apart in vehicles and public places, the l

July 28, 2023

Mongabay - July 28, 2023

Hans Nicholas Jong, Jakarta – The Indonesian government plans this year to recognize community claims to ancestral forests in the Sumatran province of Aceh for the first time in history

June 30, 2023

Jakarta Post - June 30, 2023

Kornelius Purba, Jakarta – In her victory speech after the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) won the June 1999 legislative election, Megawati Soekarnoputri vowed not to le

June 27, 2023

Kompas.com - June 27, 2023

Dian Erika Nugraheny, Jakarta – A victim of the Kertas Kraft Aceh pulp and paper mill in Aceh massacre, known as Simpang KKA, Samsul Bahri, said he hopes that the government will contin

Tempo - June 27, 2023

M Julnis Firmansyah, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo is set to launch a program of non-judicial settlement of past gross human rights violations cases in Rumoh Geudong, Pidie R

June 23, 2023

CNN Indonesia - June 23, 2023

Aceh – The Central Aceh Transitional Committee (KPA), which is a forum for former Free Aceh Movement (GAM) combatants, firmly opposes the demolition of the Geudong House (Rumoh Geudong)

CNN Indonesia - June 23, 2023

Jakarta – The remains of the Geudong House (Rumoh Geudong) in Pidie regency, Aceh, where gross human rights abuses were committed when Aceh was declared a military operational area (DOM

June 20, 2023

Tempo - June 20, 2023

Antara, Jakarta – The National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) reported that the trend of disaster events in Aceh has begun to shift from floods to land and forest fires.

June 13, 2023

Tempo - June 13, 2023

Antara, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo will kick off the non-judicial settlement of cases of past gross human rights violations in Aceh, said Coordinating Minister for Politic

June 7, 2023

Daily Mail - June 7, 2023

James Callery – An unmarried couple have been publicly whipped 21 times each for breaking Sharia law in Indonesia's Aceh district after they were caught making out in a parked car.

June 6, 2023

Sydney Morning Herald - June 6, 2023

Chris Barrett and Karuni Rompies, Singapore/Jakarta – Six weeks after being arrested for running amok in deeply conservative Aceh, Australian tradesman Bodhi Mani Risby-Jones has been r

May 26, 2023

Sydney Morning Herald - May 26, 2023

Chris Barrett and Karuni Rompies, Singapore – Bodhi Mani Risby-Jones, the Australian man arrested in Indonesia's conservative Aceh province over an alleged naked and drunken rampage, ha

May 20, 2023

ABC News - May 20, 2023

Anne Barker, Indonesia – Bodhi Risby-Jones's lawyer and family had hoped to strike a private deal that would see him released without charge, for attacking a fisherman on the island of

May 17, 2023

BBC News - May 17, 2023

Endang Nurdin, Indonesia – Eleven Indonesian villagers from Aceh province have reached a confidential financial settlement with oil giant ExxonMobil.

May 16, 2023

Agence France-Presse - May 16, 2023

New York, United States – ExxonMobil settled Monday a long-running lawsuit brought by Aceh villagers who alleged human rights violations by Indonesian military officials providing secur

May 8, 2023

Tempo - May 8, 2023

Antara, Jakarta – Eight sub-regencies in the West Aceh Regency are reportedly inundated under floodwater that is reportedly measured to reach 1 meter deep in certain areas.

April 30, 2023

Sydney Morning Herald - April 30, 2023

Karuni Rompies and Chris Barrett, Simeulue, Indonesia – The chief of the village where an Australian man embarked on an alleged naked rampage after drinking from a bottle of vodka says

April 28, 2023

Sydney Morning Herald - April 28, 2023

Chris Barrett and Karuni Rompies – A young Australian man has been arrested in Indonesia's ultra-conservative Aceh province, accused of an alcohol-fuelled, naked rampage outside a beach

March 28, 2023

Associated Press - March 28, 2023

Lhokseumawe, Indonesia – More than 180 disoriented Rohingya Muslims, some of whom needed medical attention, arrived in the early morning in Indonesia's northernmost province of Aceh, an

March 3, 2023

CNN Indonesia - March 3, 2023

Jakarta – Aceh's traditional leader (Wali Nanggroe Aceh), Tgk Malik Mahmud Al Haytar, has handed over data on 5,000 cases of human rights violations that occurred in Aceh province to th

February 16, 2023

Reuters - February 16, 2023
Banda Aceh – A boat carrying about 50 Rohingya Muslims arrived in Aceh province on Thursday, a local official said, the latest in a wave of landings as hundreds flee desperate conditions i

February 10, 2023

Tempo - February 10, 2023
Moh Khory Alfarizi, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo on Friday inaugurated the NPK fertilizer factory operated by Pupuk Iskandar Muda (PIM) located at the North Aceh Regency that i

February 2, 2023

Agence France-Presse - February 2, 2023

Jakarta – A Sumatran tiger attacked and injured two farmers in Aceh Wednesday, the second such attack in days, as officials vowed to capture the big cat or cats responsible.

January 24, 2023

Tempo - January 24, 2023

Antara, Banda Aceh – The Regional Disaster Mitigation Agency (BPBD) of North Aceh district, Aceh province, has reported that 21,389 people from 4,234 families have been affected by the

January 9, 2023

Reuters - January 9, 2023

Jakarta – A boat with 185 Rohingya refugees landed on the shores of Aceh province on Sunday, a local disaster agency official said, following hundreds who arrived late last year fleeing

January 7, 2023

Tempo - January 7, 2023

Pallavi Pundir (Vice), Aceh – It's just another day in Banda Aceh, the capital city of Indonesia's only Sharia-regulated province and one of its poorest.

December 28, 2022

Sydney Morning Herald - December 28, 2022

Latika Bourke – The United Nations refugee agency has praised Indonesia's decision to rescue hundreds of Rohingya refugees who were abandoned by neighbouring countries as an "act in sup

December 27, 2022

Jakarta Post - December 27, 2022

Agencies, Banda Aceh, Aceh – Rohingya refugees received emergency medical treatment after a boat carrying nearly 200 people came ashore in Aceh on Monday, authorities said, in the fourt

December 26, 2022

Associated Press - December 26, 2022

Banda Aceh, Indonesia – Dozens of hungry and weak Rohingya Muslims were found on a beach in Indonesia's northernmost province on Sunday after weeks at sea, officials said.

November 15, 2022

Reuters - November 15, 2022

Jakarta – A boat carrying 111 Rohingya refugees, including women and children, landed on the shores of Aceh on Tuesday, authorities said, the latest among an annual exodus from northwes

November 6, 2022

Tempo - November 6, 2022

Antara, Jakarta – The floods that have submerged several areas in Aceh Tamiang District, Aceh Province, over the past few days have prompted 23,380 residents to evacuate to higher groun

October 24, 2022

The Conversation - October 24, 2022

Haryanto and Rizkika Lhena Darwin – In recent years, voters in the world's third-largest democracy, Indonesia, have preferred to support candidates with solid religious personas and a l

October 4, 2022

News ›› Aceh ›› Health & Drugs
Viva - October 4, 2022

Mohammad Arief Hidayat and Dani Randi (Banda Aceh) – The chairperson of the Acehnese Regional House of Representatives' (DPR Aceh) Commission V for Health Affairs, M Rizal Falevi, has p

September 26, 2022

Tempo - September 26, 2022

M Rosseno Aji, Jakarta – The democratic festivity is a bleak period for trans women in Aceh.

July 23, 2022

Jakarta Globe - July 23, 2022

Jakarta – The National Police have arrested 13 suspected militants believed to be members of Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) and Jemaah Ansharut Daulah (JAD) during separate operations by counter

July 19, 2022

Coconuts Jakarta - July 19, 2022

Authorities in Aceh are pursuing a foreign tourist after she was filmed committing one of the biggest cultural and religious faux pas in the conservative province.

July 14, 2022

CNN Indonesia - July 14, 2022

Jakarta – The Aceh representative office of the National Human Rights Commission (Komnas HAM) says that it has handed over three alleged cases of gross human rights violations which occ

March 21, 2022

New Mandala - March 21, 2022

Beril Huliselan – Since the attacks, arson, and demolition of several churches in Aceh Singkil Regency, Aceh Province, Indonesia (2015), religious freedoms in churches in Aceh Singkil R

March 6, 2022

Associated Press - March 6, 2022

Yayan Zamzami, Banda Aceh, Indonesia – More than 100 hungry and weak Rohingya Muslims were found on a beach in Indonesia's northernmost province of Aceh on Sunday after weeks at sea, of

February 27, 2022

Tempo - February 27, 2022

Antara, Jakarta – A flood triggered by incessant heavy rains over the last two days displaced hundreds of residents of Alue Ie Mirah Village, Indra Makmur Sub-district, East Aceh Distri

February 8, 2022

Al Jazeera - February 8, 2022

Aisyah Llewellyn, Medan, Indonesia – John Doe can still recall the moment his alleged torturers made him believe he would never see his family again.

February 2, 2022

Radio Free Asia - February 2, 2022

A fishing community in Indonesia's Aceh region is demanding protection from prosecution after three fishermen were sentenced to prison last year on immigration offenses linked to helpin

January 28, 2022

Agence France-Presse - January 28, 2022

Aceh Jaya – Nearly a dozen poachers were jailed by an Aceh court Thursday over the 2020 killing of five critically endangered Sumatran elephants and the illegal trade of their lucrative

January 13, 2022

Agence France-Presse - January 13, 2022

An Indonesian woman has been flogged 100 times in Aceh province for adultery while the male involved, who denied the accusations, received just 15 lashes.

January 4, 2022

Energy Voice - January 4, 2022

Damon Evans, Jakarta, Indonesia – A longstanding US lawsuit filed against ExxonMobil that alleges the oil and gas giant was responsible for human rights violations, including sexual ass

January 2, 2022

Agence France-Presse - January 2, 2022

Mulyadi, Jakarta, Indonesia – The Indonesian Navy rescued more than 100 Rohingya migrants traveling in a wooden boat, bringing them to safety early Friday morning following pressure fro

December 30, 2021

Agence France-Presse - December 30, 2021

Jakarta – Indonesia on Wednesday said it will let dozens of Rohingya refugees come ashore after protests from locals and the international community over its plan to push them into Mala

Agence France-Presse - December 30, 2021

Alfath Asmunda and Mulyadi, Bireun, Aceh – Fisherman Edi Saputra had been at sea for four days off the coast of Indonesia's Aceh province when he got a call from a friend asking him to

December 29, 2021

Agence France-Presse - December 29, 2021

Jakarta – Dozens of Rohingya refugees intercepted after their boat ran into trouble off the coast of Aceh province were being sent into Malaysian waters, authorities said on Tuesday.

December 28, 2021

Jakarta Post - December 28, 2021

Jakarta (Agencies) – A boat carrying scores of Rohingya refugees including women and children broke down and was stranded in waters off the coast of Aceh province, local authorities and