Andreas Harsono


Country: Indonesia

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 was also the Editor of Pantau, a monthly magazine on media and journalism in Jakarta. His books include Jurnalisme Sastrawi: Antologi Liputan Mendalam dan Memikat (with Budi Setiyono), and ‘Agama’ Saya Adalah Jurnalisme.

Andreas Harsono telah meliput Indonesia untuk Human Rights Watch sejak tahun 2008. Ia membantu menemukan Aliansi Pers Asia Tenggara, dan Aliansi Jurnalis Independen di Jakarta pada tahun 1994. Andreas juga merupakan Editor Pantau, sebuah majalah bulanan tentang media dan jurnalisme di Jakarta. Buku-bukunya meliputi Jurnalisme Sastrawi: Antologi Liputan Mendalam dan Memikat (bersama Budi Setiyono), dan ‘Agama’ Saya Adalah Jurnalisme.

Appearing in

Main Program: Beyond the Front Page

Filter through the deafening noise of the 24-hour news cycle and go beyond today’s headlines with some of the Festival’s finest journos. Grab a coffee and catch up-to-the-minute insights on …


Main Program: Andreas Harsono: Keeping a Close Watch

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 …


Main Program: Tanah Airku

Indonesia celebrates the 72nd anniversary of its independence this year, amid a rising tide of religious conservatism, volatile political showdowns, and continued persecution of minorities. A seasoned journalist, a shoe …


Workshop: Investigative Journalism

Intrepid Indonesian journalist Andreas Harsono has long been at the vanguard of investigative journalism in the region. In this workshop he will introduce you to the key strengths and challenges …