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Basically we could not have peace, or an atmosphere in which peace could grow, unless we recognized the rights of individual human beings. their importance, their dignity. and agreed that was the basic thing that had to be accepted throughout the world.

Eleanor Roosevelt

We are not myths of the past, ruins in the jungle, or zoons. We are people and we want to be respected, not to be victims of the intolerance and racism

Rigoberta Menchu

Please use your liberty to promote ours.

Aung San Suu Kyi

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

It is not really important of your religion or tribes. If you can do something good for everyone, none of them will ask your religion.

KH. Abdurrahman Wahid (Gus Dur)

Main Program


The objectives and work plan of KontraS Sulawesi are prepared on a regional-based approach. The Meeting for the preparation of the Strategic Plan of KontraS Sulawesi along with its advocacy networks that spread out in 6 (six) provinces in Sulawesi, which held in Tentena Central Sulawesi for two days (25 to 26 January 2014), has mapped the related issues that occur in each region. In general, those issues includes the conflict related to Natural Resources (land disputes, plantation and mining); violence by the State which refers to Central Government policies (in Jakarta) and its implementation in Sulawesi; past human rights abuses; violence against migrant workers. Other issues are the increasing of violence conducted by security forces in responding to cases that occurred in each region; horizontal conflicts between communities that motivated by freedom of religion and beliefs, and development policies that are not in favor to the victims in post- conflict areas.
Responding to these issues, KontraS Sulawesi determines its objectives and work plan for a period of 3 (three) years, as follows:

Research and Documentation
The program is focused on cases of violence by the state and cases of past human rights abuses in Sulawesi.

Advocacy
The Program is focused on advocate the violence by the state that based on Natural Resources, violence against the minority of religious groups, and past human rights abuses, including the safety of Human Rights Defender in Sulawesi.

Campaign and Monitoring
The program is focused on the agenda of Security Sector Reform in Sulawesi; including the fulfillment of human rights violence conducted Security Sector such as Army, Police and Paramilitary.

Anti-Violence Campaign
The program is focused on disseminate the ideas of non-violence in Sulawesi.

Victims of Capacity Building and Advocacy Network in Sulawesi
The program is focused on educating, human rights training and sharing of knowledge and learning.

Those Programs will be implemented along with all Network Advocacy that are in every provinces of Sulawesi.