2:02 pm April 16, 2014 | 3 Comments
Authorities in Aceh are setting up detention centers specifically for Muslims who violate Shariah, or Islamic law, as part of the implementation of an Islamic criminal code procedure in the province.
11:15 am April 16, 2014 | No Comment
Police in Aceh have arrested another six people for allegedly killing a Sumatran elephant for its tusks, bringing to 12 the number of suspected poachers nabbed in the case.
11:50 am April 15, 2014 | 3 Comments
Police in Aceh have arrested six people for allegedly killing three Sumatran elephants this year for their tusks, and are still searching for seven other suspects.
1:59 pm April 14, 2014 | No Comment
Indonesia's military on Sunday detained dozens of foreign nationals for fishing in waters off the coast Aceh, after arresting 56 last week for the same alleged offense.
5:38 pm April 11, 2014 | 4 Comments
Several civil society groups in Aceh have said Wednesday's legislative elections in the semi-autonomous province were marred by incidences of violence and "money politics" — a frequently used synonym for vote buying.
2:20 pm April 10, 2014 | No Comment
Indonesian marine police on Thursday arrested dozens of fishermen from Thailand and Myanmar in waters off of East Aceh for alleged illegal fishing.
2:40 pm April 8, 2014 | No Comment
A male Sumatran elephant was found dead in the forest of Teuping Panah Village in West Aceh, allegedly killed for its ivory, officials said on Tuesday.
7:41 pm April 2, 2014 | 2 Comments
A fatal drive-by shooting on the streets of a Bireun district village on Monday night was the latest instance of politically motivated violence in the turbulent run-up to the April 9 legislative election, the National Police said on Wednesday.
11:16 am April 1, 2014 | 4 Comments
Three people, including a one-and-a-half-year-old infant, were killed in Aceh after unidentified gunmen fired on a car decked out with political banners, in what police believe may be another incidence of election-related violence in the province.
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