Commission for the Disappeared and Victims of Violence – Komisi untuk Orang Hilang dan Korban Tindak Kekerasan (KontraS)

Indonesia

Email: kontras_98@kontras.org

Website: http://www.kontras.org

Tel: +62-21-3919097, +62-21-3919098 Fax: +62-21-3919099

Contact person:
Haris Azhar (Coordinator): harisazhar@kontras.org

About:

KontraS was established in 1998 with the purpose to establish Indonesia as a just and democratic country where people are free from fear, repression and discrimination.

Mission:

• To promote political awareness of victims of abuse in order to fight for justice in Indonesia without regard to religious background, race, ethnicity, ideology, class, gender or sexual orientation,
• To fight for each person’s right to be free from all forms of violence and repression, especially resulting from the abuse of State power within the society,
• To fight for democracy and justice with other members of civil society, and
• To strengthen capacity to support a human rights agenda in civil society.

Area of Work:

KontraS works nationally, regionally and also internationally, addressing international issues through the international coalition.

Main lines of work:

Advocacy and promotion of human rights issues and civil society’s rights.

Address:

Jln. Kramat II No. 7, Kwitang, Senen, Central Jakarta – 10420