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Commentary: Aceh between the tale of two Aishas

  • Meidyatama Suryodiningrat

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Fri, September 18 2009 | 11:49 am

PREMIUM O ye of seasonal faith. Religious neophytes and Ramadan's born again Muslims. Preaching politicians and the mass millions whose conviction was determined by the accident of birth. Remember Aisha! Two teenagers in separate lands, separated by a millennia. United by a common faith. One saved by it, the other condemned by it. At 13, Aisha bint Abu Bakr was the blooming wife of Prophet Muhammad....