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"The Acheh Times has been an invaluable resource for my work. I rely on this website for up-to-date news on the current situation in
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"I read the Acheh Times on occasion, and find that it contains comprehensive information on the life and political climate in Acheh, information that is not readily available in mainstream news media. The well-designed website provides an in-depth look at the situation of a largely ignored minority who are fighting for self-determination against an often corrupt and brutal Indonesian regime." Marvin DeGeorgio, a College Instructor, Canada. Marvin formerly taught English at a university in Banda Acheh, Sumatra

"The quality of the reporting in The Acheh Times is very good; it is clear, well written and displayed, and very informative. It is a must-read site for anyone interested in Acheh, or who wishes to know about how Indonesia conducts what it likes to call its 'internal affairs'." Dr. Damien Kingsbury, a Senior Lecturer in International Development at Deakin University, Victoria, Australia, and is author of 'The Politics of Indonesia', among other books on Indonesia and South-East Asia

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