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Gay rights are human rights.

Hillary Clinton

Justifying violence, citing from the Holy Book, teaching hatred in the name of God.

Dream theater - in the Name of God

It was never the people who complained of the universality of human rights, nor did the people consider human rights as a Western or Northern imposition. It was often their leaders who did so.

Kofi Annan

Please use your liberty to promote ours.

Aung San Suu Kyi

If someone thinks that peace and love are just a cliche that must have been left behind in the 60s, that's a problem. Peace and love are eternal.

Jhon Lennon

Profile of the Organization

The Commission for the Disappeared and Victims of Violence (KontraS) Sulawesi, initiated to be established since November 24, 2004, which was the culmination of a series of formal and informal discussion conducted by a number of academics, non-governmental organizations/ civil organizations, legal practitioners, and other individuals who are concerned with the anti-violence in Sulawesi.

Over the time, KontraS Sulawesi declared himself on August 4, 2006 in Palu, Central Sulawesi. Then, on August 8, 2006, the Association of KontraS Sulawesi officially formed with the initial idea that it needs to be the one of the civil society organisation that able to advocate non-violence, reliable on investigate, and have a strong network. Since that time, KontraS Sulawesi continues its programs and work in six provinces in Sulawesi, namely South Sulawesi, North Sulawesi, Central Sulawesi, Southeast Sulawesi, West Sulawesi and Gorontalo.

KontraS Sulawesi in not work only on the issue of violence, but also advocate the conflict of natural resources, freedom of religion and beliefs, promote security sector reform and involved in the coalition with other civil organization in the line with the vision and mission of KontraS Sulawesi.

In the reformulation of the its role and position, KontraS Sulawesi reaffirmed its vision and mission to participate in fight for democracy and human rights, along with other civil societies. Specifically, all the potential and energy are directed to encourage the development of a better and civil principle characteristics of a system and the state of life and away from violence approach in every sector such as security, economic, culture, and politics. Thus, the integrity of the sovereignty of the people are expected through the foundation and principles of free from fear, repression, violence and every single form of human rights violations for any reason.