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The vice president was directly involved in Indonesia's peace truce with the Free Aceh Movement (GAM) and helped bring about treaties to other religious conflicts in the eastern part of the country, including in Poso, Central Sulawesi, and Ambon, Maluku. Indonesia and Afghanistan have forged closer ...

Semua itu tertuang dalam Memorandum of Understanding between The Government of Indonesia and Free Aceh Movement (Nota Kesepahaman antara Indonesia dan GAM). Naskah MoU ditandatangani oleh kedua delegasi di Smolna, The Government Banquet Hall, Etalaesplanadi 6, di pinggir Kota ...
Aceh peace process: Revisiting 'white Helsinki' Helsinki Cathedral, also known as the St. Nicholas Cathedral, is a distinctive landmark of the Finland's capital. The historic Helsinki Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the government of Indonesia and the Free Aceh Movement (GAM) was signed ...
This accommodated some demands of the Free Aceh Movement rebels, thus taking the religious issue out of the conflict and laying the ground for continued negotiations and the peace agreement in 2005.4 Alternatively, the aim can be for actors to re-frame the religious message by focusing on the more ...
"He came here to learn from Indonesia's experiences in building peace in Aceh," Foreign Ministry spokesman Arrmanatha Nasir told a media briefing, referring to a peace deal reached in 2005 between Jakarta and the then separatist Free Aceh Movement that sought independence for three decades.
Aceh implemented Sharia law after it was granted autonomy in 2001 in order to placate the separatist Free Aceh Movement that had operated in the province since the 1970s. Around 98 percent of Aceh's population is Muslim, and it is the only Indonesian province that imposes Sharia law. Indonesia has the ...
The commission was established under a 2013 bylaw as mandated in a 2004 memorandum of understanding, a peace agreement signed in Helsinki, Finland, between the Indonesian government and the Free Aceh Movement (GAM) that ended three decades of conflict in Aceh. For some years, civil ...
The bitter 29-year civil conflict between the Indonesian military (TNI) and the Free Aceh Movement (GAM) that followed GAM's 1976 declaration of Acehnese independence is thought to have claimed the lives of between 15,000 and 30,000 people. But there has been little systematic documentation of the ...
Conflict raged again when Aceh's struggle for independence from Indonesia started in 1976. For decades, Gerakan Aceh Merdeka (GAM, or the Free Aceh Movement) fought against the Indonesian military, and most outsiders were prohibited from visiting the province – that is, until the more recent tragedy.


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