Entries by Yogi Febriandi, https://indonesiaatmelbourne.unimelb.edu.au/author/yogi-febriandi/

What’s driving Aceh’s backlash against Rohingya refugees?

Aceh has recently attracted media attention due to the local community's resistance to the arrival of Rohingya refugees in the area. This sudden change has left humanitarian observers confused, given Aceh welcomed Rohingya refugees with such open arms in 2015 – and won international praise for doing. So why did the Acehnese community go from welcoming hosts to hostile opponents of refugees?

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