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In Aceh highlands, a crucial test of peace

In the highlands of central Aceh, tensions are surfacing over the rapid rollout of a landmark peace accord signed Aug. 15 with separatist rebels aimed at halting decades of war. How the tensions are handled in the coming months is likely to be key to making this peace deal stick where others have failed. Both sides have praised the steps taken so far in putting the accord to work. The rebels, known as GAM, have handed over the first cache of weapons, and Indonesia has responded by freeing prisoners, granting amnesties to GAM members and drawing down troops. Full Story

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