Main Program: Andreas Harsono: Keeping a Close Watch

28 Oct 2017 14:30 - 15:30
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Numerous alarming events occurred in Indonesia this year. Among them, Jakarta’s popular ‘double minority’ governor was ousted in an election tainted with racist and radical rallies, and the Corruption Eradication Commission clashed with the House of Representatives. Covering Indonesia for Human Rights Watch since 2008, Andreas Harsono will decipher their consequences and what they mean for the country’s future.

Banyak peristiwa yang mengkhawatirkan terjadi di Indonesia tahun ini. Di antaranya, gubernur ‘minoritas ganda’ di Jakarta digulingkan dalam sebuah pemilihan yang dinodai oleh demonstrasi rasis dan radikal, dan Komisi Pemberantasan Korupsi bentrok dengan Dewan Perwakilan Rakyat. Meliput Indonesia untuk Human Rights Watch sejak tahun 2008, Andreas Harsono akan menguraikan konsekuensinya dan apa artinya bagi masa depan negara tersebut.


Rio Helmi

Rio Helmi has been photographing Asia, and writing for international publications, since 1978. His work can be seen in magazines, documentaries, and more than 20 large-format photographic books. He blogs …

Andreas Harsono

Andreas Harsono has covered Indonesia for Human Rights Watch since 2008. He helped found the Southeast Asian Press Alliance, and the Alliance of Independent Journalists in Jakarta in 1994. He …

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