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KontraS (Commission for the Disappeared and Victims of Violence) is a national human rights non-governmental organisation based in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Its mission is to promote awareness and sensitivity for various forms of violence and gross violations of human rights as a result of abuse of State power. KontraS fights for justice and accountability of the State through various advocacy efforts and encourages consistent changes to the legal and political system.

Its main activities are geared towards support for the victims of human rights violations. It seeks to improve respect and protection for human rights within Indonesia through advocacy, investigations, campaigns, and lobbying activities. KontraS monitors several issues such as enforced disappearances, torture, impunity, and violations of civil, political, economic, social, and cultural rights.

Jalan Kramat II/7, Kwitang
Senen, Jakarta Pusat 10420