Example sentences for: aceh

How can you use “aceh” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The paper said that the north Sumatran province of Aceh "long a festering sore on the Indonesian body politic, is now an open wound."

  • More than 250 people have been killed and around 140,000 displaced from their homes since May, when the Indonesian military stepped up its campaign against the Free Aceh Movement.

  • It praised President Abdurrahman Wahid, who is currently in the United States, for promising another referendum for the Aceh region.

  • Separatists intensified their campaign in January when the Indonesian president announced that there would be a referendum on autonomy or independence in East Timor, but the Straits Times observed, "Amputation is out because Aceh is unquestionably a part of Indonesia, unlike the former Portuguese colony East Timor it invaded and then annexed in 1976."

  • But the paper warned of big problems: The Indonesians "fear that if the logic of secession is not checked, there will be no Indonesia left for them to call home"; the military's refusal to contemplate Aceh's departure, saying it would be unconstitutional; and the region's economic role as a major producer of Indonesia's natural gas, oil, gold, silver, pepper, rubber, and timber.

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