Main Program | Human Rights Watch

29 Oct 2022 12:45 - 13:45
/ 4-Day or 1-Day Main Program Pass
Indus Restaurant. Festival Hub @Taman Baca (Google Maps)

Elaine Pearson, Asia Executive Director at Human Rights Watch, and Andreas Harsono, author of Race, Islam, and Power: Ethnic and Religious and the Indonesian researcher for Human Rights Watch, will join us to share their experiences defending human rights, from human trafficking in Nepal, sex workers on the streets in Bangkok to the treatment of detainees in Papua New Guinea and women’s rights in Indonesia. They speak to author Matt Easton about how they represent the oppressed in order to hold oppressors accountable for their crimes.

Elaine Pearson, Direktur Eksekutif Asia di Human Rights Watch, dan Andreas Harsono, penulis Race, Islam, and Power: Ethnic and Religious dan koresponden Indonesia untuk Human Rights Watch, akan bergabung dengan kita untuk berbagi pengalaman mereka membela hak asasi manusia, dari perdagangan manusia di Nepal, pekerja seks di jalanan di Bangkok hingga perawatan para tahanan di Papua Nugini. Mereka akan berbicara bersama penulis Matt Easton tentang bagaimana mereka mewakili kaum tertindas untuk meminta pertanggungjawaban penindas atas kejahatan mereka.


Elaine Pearson

Elaine Pearson is the Asia Exeuctive Director at Human Rights Watch. Pearson has written articles for many publications including The Guardian, The Sydney Morning Herald, and The Australian. She has …

Andreas Harsono

Andreas Harsono is an author and journalist. He started his career as a reporter for the Bangkok-based Nation, and the Kuala Lumpur-based Star newspapers. He helped establish Jakarta’s Alliance of …

Matt Easton

Matt Easton is a human rights researcher, editor, and writer based in Brooklyn, New York. His novel, We Have Tired of Violence: A True Story of Murder, Memory, and the …

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