5:23 pm March 15, 2014 | 2 Comments
A high-ranking Aceh Police officer was stabbed to death Thursday night by a group of knife-wielding men while trying to intercede in a quarrel in a warung (small shop) in Aneuk Galong Titi village, in Aceh Besar's Sukamakmur subdistrict, police said.
2:50 pm March 10, 2014 | No Comment
Aceh Police on Monday rescued a boat captain and arrested five Acehnese pirates more than a week after a Thai national was taken hostage in the waters off Aceh's northern coast.
9:39 am March 6, 2014 | No Comment
Poor law enforcement and a failed political transformation by former militants involved in the separatist Free Aceh Movement (GAM) are responsible for several incidents of political violence that occurred in the province ahead of next month's legislative elections, an activist says.
3:28 pm March 3, 2014 | 2 Comments
An Aceh National Party (PNA) legislative candidate was gunned down late Sunday night in the latest attack on the political party ahead of April's general elections.
9:46 pm February 27, 2014 | 5 Comments
The Banda Aceh District Court on Thursday handed former Syiah Kuala University (Unsyiah) president Darni M. Daud, currently a professor in the university's College of Teaching and Education, a two-year sentence for embezzling funds from a government scholarship program.
4:22 pm February 6, 2014 | No Comment
Police in Aceh are hunting two members of the Aceh Party (PA) allegedly involved in the savage beating of a rival politician.
5:45 pm January 12, 2014 | 2 Comments
Banda Aceh. A rights group on Sunday reported a significant drop in the number of abuse-of-power cases in 2013 involving religious police officers enforcing shariah-inspired bylaws in Aceh.
5:52 pm January 9, 2014 | 12 Comments
A court in the Aceh district of Meulaboh has declared palm oil company Kalista Alam guilty of clearing Rawa Tripa peat forests in Aceh by burning land.