City in Aceh bans all New Year celebrations


BANDAR ACEH (ANN): Sabang City on Weh Island in Aceh — the only region in Muslim-majority Indonesia that has implemented Syariah law — has banned its local residents from celebrating the new year in a circulating letter issued by the city administration.

The ban was signed by local leaders at the Regional Leadership Communication Forum (Forkopimda), Sabang Mayor Nazaruddin said.

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