The program is motivated by the lack of existence of alternative views that come from a minority in Aceh on the implementation of Islamic law in Aceh. Verbal form of misdirection and apostasy becoming more frequent by the public and the institutions of religion and government. This program tries to give more space to the parties that this knocked to talk more openly about ideas and values that are believed them.
What locality or neighborhood will your project focus on?
Describe the specific community with whom you will be working.
Minority religious groups in Aceh as Christians, Buddhists, Hindus, local religion, Shia, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community
What kinds of news, stories and other content will be created?
Training for the minorities to write and/or making videos about their stories, experiences, ideas, explaining about the values that they believe, and what their expectations from government. And how they publish it on websites, blogs and social media.
What technologies and digital tools do you plan to use in the trainings?
Describe the connections that you or your organization have already established that will contribute to the success of the project.
We have website (www.ksd.or.id) that publish our work in writing about alternative argument in Aceh. We wrote article in newspapers and magazines in Aceh to give alternative opinion about minorities in Aceh, and we did some training and discussion that gives space for minority in Aceh to speak about their believes.
How many participants do you think will be involved in your project?
25 peoples that come from many minorities groups
Besides the microgrant funding, what other resources and support are you seeking for your project to ensure its success?
Kelompok Studi Darussalam
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April 5, 2013
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