Aceh People's Party

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Aceh People's Party
Partai Rakyat Aceh, PRA
Chairman Ridwan H Mukthar
Secretary-General Thamrin Ananda
Founded 16 March 2006
Headquarters Banda Aceh
Ballot number 38
DPR Seats N/A (New Party)
Politics of Indonesia
Political parties

The Aceh People's Party (Indonesian: Partai Rakyat Aceh), (PRA) is a regional political party in Indonesia. It is to contest the 2009 elections in the province of Aceh.[1]

It is a left-wing party that opposes discrimination against women and has criticised the implementation of Islamic law in Aceh.[2]

The party has set a target of 12 seats (25%) in the Aceh provincial legislature.[3]


  1. ^ Jakarta Post online: Finally, Aceh local parties take part general election Accessed 10/9/08
  2. ^ International Crisis Group Update (2008) Briefing Asia Briefing N°81, Jakarta/Brussels, 9 September 2008 Indonesia: Pre-Election Anxieties in Aceh
  3. ^ Tempo magazine No. 0931/March 31-April 06, 2009, pp46-47