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A lesson learned from the Aceh peace process

  • Hafid Abbas

Jakarta | Mon, October 3 2011 | 08:00 am

PREMIUM To commemorate International Day of Peace, Sept. 21, United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon stated that democracy is a core value of the United Nations.

It is crucial for human rights. It provides channels for resolving differences. It gives hope to the marginalized and power to the people. But democracy does not just happen; it has to be nurtured and defended.

The commem...