The Role Of Former Free Aceh Movement (Gam) Elites’ In Maintaining Peace In North Aceh Regency Of Indonesia
Keywords:Political Elite, Combatan of GAM, Local Governance
This study analyzed the governance of North Aceh regency under the ex-GAM elite in the post MoU Helsinki peace agreement between the GAM and the Unitary State of Indonesia Republic (NKRI) in Finland, August 5th 2005. It focuses on the strategies of the GAM elite in maintain peace and the establishment of sustainable development in the regency of North Aceh in particular through which people welfare and dignity could be restored after long period of conflict. The data for this study is drawn from deep interview and focus group discussion with the elites of GAM, not only those who were in the government, but also out side the government. This study found that the elite of GAM had played important role in ensuring that the governance of North Aceh regency must be within the corridor of maintain peace, enhancing people welfare and sustainable development. To achieve these, they called upon all political parties in the region to guard the UUPA (the Law of Governing Aceh –LoGA) againt anykind of political conspiration that would againt triggred conflict in Aceh. With regards to special autonomy fund, the elite argued that it is no need for the renewal, because the Acehnese have been self-relience since.
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