Inter-religious Youth was equipped with Politic Law


Zonalinenews – Naibonat . A total of 200 more young people from various elements like Remaja Masjid (youth of Mosque), Youth of Catholic, youth of GMIT attended the workshop about election law in the multipurpose hall of Naibonat Elim Church, East Kupang District, Thursday, November 14, 2013.

Inter-religious Youth was equipped with Politic Law

Inter-religious Youth was equipped with Politic Law

 

This workshop is important for youth as the nation’s next where they need to be equipped with the existing rules in order to be able to avoid all forms of violence. This was stated by the director of Cis Timor , Winston Rondo in his material about the methods of political education and peace building for inter religious youth.
He explained that, 2014 is the year of politic. Realize the youth are often used as a political tool, then they need to be aware and do no  get caught in the path of political interests. Because if it does, then there will be the discord especially in religious issues . This is what that should be avoided .

“Every human has four grace, self awareness, conscience, independent and free creative imagination. Grace is what gives us freedom without limits, to choose, to respond and change something. Structurally. violence can lead to poverty, ignorance, injustice, helplessness, environmental damage and new violence. Our task is, and advocacy campaign creative to wake up to your own awareness building movement Peace, peace building shape and deploy cadres everywhere, if necessary, every village there are two cadres of peace building, “said Winston.
Winston hoped that after attending this workshop, the youth can respond and act in their respective communities. This workshop was supported by KNPI of Kupang, Kupang police , Cis Timor and Kompak and attended by Hartono as the Deputy 2 of Kesbangpol of Kemendagri, chairman of KNPI Kupang regency, Ren Dano, Head of NTT Kesbangpol and Benjamin Naralulu from GMIT Synod . ( * Rusdy )

Indonesian Version

Pemuda lintas Agama Kupang dibekali UU Politik

Zonalinenews-Naibonat.  Sebanyak 200 lebih pemuda-pemudi dari berbagai unsur seperti remaja Masjid,  orang muda Katholik, pemuda GMIT mengikuti workshop tentang undang-undang (UU) pemilu di aula serbaguna Gereja Elim Naibonat, Kecamatan Kupang Timur, Kabupaten Kupang, Kamis 14 November 2013. Workshop ini penting bagi pemuda karena sebagai tulang punggung bangsa perlu dibekali dengan aturan yang ada agar mampu menghindari segala bentuk  kekerasan. Demikian dikatakan direktur Cis Timor, Winston Rondo dalam materinya tentang metode pendidikan politik dan bina damai bagi orang muda lintas agama.
Ia menjealaskan, tahun 2014 adalah tahun politik. Menyadari pemuda sering dijadikan komoditas politik, maka pemuda sebagai sendi bangsa harus mawas diri dan jangan terjebak dalam jalur kepentingan politik. Sebab jika terjadi demikian, maka akan timbul perpecahan apalagi dengan isu agama. Ini yang perlu dihindari.
“Setiap manusia memiliki empat anugerah, kesadaran diri, hati nurani, bebas merdeka dan berimajinasi secara kreatif. Anugrah inilah yang memberikan kita kebebasan tanpa batas, untuk memilih, menanggapi dan mengubah sesuatu. Secara struktural. kekerasan bisa mengakibatkan kemiskinan, kebodohan, ketidakadilan, tidak berdaya, kerusakan lingkungan dan kekerasan baru. Tugas kita adalah, kampanye dan advokasi kreatif untuk bangun kesadaran untuk jadi gerakan bina Damai, bentuk kader bina damai dan sebarkan ke mana-mana, bila perlu setiap kampung ada dua kader bina damai,”jelas Winston.
Winston berharap, setelah mengikuti workshop ini, pemuda bisa tanggap dan bertindak dalam lingkungannya masing-masing. Workshop ini didukung KNPI Kabupaten Kupang, Polres Kupang, Cis Timor dan Kompak. Hadir dalam workshop ini,  Deputi 2 bidang Kesbangpol Kemendagri Hartono  ketua KNPI Kabupaten Kupang, Ren Dano, Kabid Kesbangpol NTT dan Benyamin Naralulu dari Sinode GMIT. (*Rusdy)