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February 23, 2021

Viva News - February 23, 2021

Agus Rahmat, Dani Randi (Banda Aceh) – Officials from the Banda Aceh municipal Public Order Agency (Satpol PP) and Wilayatul Hisbah (Sharia police, WH) have sealed off a hotel in the Ba

February 11, 2021

UCA News - February 11, 2021

Katharina R. Lestari, Jakarta – Three Christians were flogged in public in Indonesia's Aceh province on Feb.

February 9, 2021

Agence France-Presse - February 9, 2021

Banda Aceh – Two Christian men were publicly flogged Monday in Indonesia's ultra-conservative Aceh province for drinking alcohol and gambling, in a rare instance of non-Muslims facing a

February 2, 2021

Agence France-Presse - February 2, 2021

Lhokseumawe – Scores of Rohingya women missing from a refugee camp in Indonesia have been trafficked into Malaysia to reunite with their husbands, several sources have told AFP.

January 30, 2021

Amnesty International Press Release - January 30, 2021

Two men in the city of Banda Aceh in Indonesia's Aceh province were each flogged 77 times yesterday (28 January) for alleged consensual same-sex relations, said Amnesty International In

January 29, 2021

The Guardian - January 29, 2021

Two gay men in Indonesia's Aceh province have been publicly caned 77 times each after they were reported to police by vigilantes who raided their apartment.

January 28, 2021

Kumparan - January 28, 2021

At the Taman Sari building in the Acehnese provincial capital of Banda Aceh, MU and TA grimaced with pain as two executioners flogged each of them 77 times.

Agence France-Presse - January 28, 2021

Jakarta – Hundreds of Rohingya are missing from a refugee camp in Aceh and are believed to have been trafficked to neighbouring Malaysia, officials and sources said Thursday.

January 25, 2021

Jakarta Globe - January 25, 2021

Farouk Arnaz, Jakarta – The Aceh Provincial Police have arrested five men, including a local civil servant, for alleged role in a series of terror attacks and suspected link with global

December 26, 2020

Channel News Asia - December 26, 2020

Kiki Siregar, Jakarta – It was a picture of Oscar-winning actor Leonardo DiCaprio standing in front of two elephants with a man and a woman in Indonesia's Leuser Ecosystem that got peop

December 5, 2020

CNN Indonesia - December 5, 2020

Banda Aceh – the Aceh Ulema Consultative Council (MPU) – an assembly of religious leaders in Aceh – have issued a sticker prohibiting people from playing online gambling and the game Pl

November 21, 2020

Pink News - November 21, 2020

Josh Milton – A gay couple in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, was forcibly dragged out of their homes to a police station and now run the risk of being lashed 100 times all because of their "ill

November 15, 2020

Jakarta Post - November 15, 2020

Jakarta – The Aceh administration has issued standard operating procedures for schools as it seeks to resume in-person learning during the pandemic.

November 14, 2020

CNN Indonesia - November 14, 2020

Banda Aceh – Residents of Kuta Alam in the Acehnese provincial capital of Aceh have caught a gay couple having same-sex relations at a boarding house.

October 25, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 25, 2020

Jakarta – The Aceh Ulema Council (MPU) has demanded that players of the highly popular online game PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) and other games depicting violence be subjected t

October 22, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 22, 2020

Jakarta – Two women in Langsa city of Aceh were publicly whipped 23 times each after having been charged for violating the conservative region's gambling law on Wednesday.

October 12, 2020

Coconuts Jakarta - October 12, 2020

The murder of a boy in Aceh has shocked many in the country, with the victim brutally killed during his heroic attempt to protect his mother from a rapist.

September 27, 2020

Jakarta Post - September 27, 2020

Jakarta – The caning of a convicted child rapist in Aceh had to be suspended after he developed severe bruising on his back.

September 24, 2020

Daily Mail - September 24, 2020

Chris Pleasance – A convicted child rapist was whipped until he collapsed in the Indonesian city of Banda Aceh under the province's strict Sharia Laws.

September 15, 2020

Agence France Presse - September 15, 2020

Four men were publicly flogged in a conservative Indonesian province on Tuesday under sharia law, after being convicted for engaging in sexual activity with minors.

September 12, 2020

Jakarta Post - September 12, 2020

Jakarta – A Rohingya refugee in Aceh died of a respiratory illness on Friday, only a day after two other refugees died of similar causes.

September 7, 2020

Jakarta Post - September 7, 2020

Hidayatullah Tahjuddin and Poppy McPherson Reuters Lhokseumawe, Indonesia/Bangkok, Thailand – Almost 300 Rohingya refugees believed to have been at sea for six months landed in Indonesi

The Guardian - September 7, 2020

Reuters in Lhokseumawe – Almost 300 Rohingya refugees believed to have been at sea for six months landed on a beach in Aceh province, Indonesia, early on Monday, Indonesian authorities

August 25, 2020

Jakarta Post - August 25, 2020

Mardika Parama, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo inaugurated on Tuesday the Indrapuri-Blang Bintang section of the Sigli-Banda Aceh toll road, the first ever toll road in Aceh p

Jakarta Post - August 25, 2020

Dzulfiqar Fathur Rahman, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo met on Tuesday with 200 micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) in Banda Aceh to disburse the productive social assi