Andreas Harsono


Country: Indonesia

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 Independent Journalists in 1994, and was a founder of the Jakarta-based Institute for the Studies on Free Flow of Information and of the South East Asia Press Alliance, in Bangkok. In 2003 he helped create the Pantau Foundation, a journalist training organisation also based in Jakarta, and since 2008 he has covered Indonesia for Human Rights Watch.

Andreas Harsono adalah seorang penulis dan jurnalis. Ia memulai karirnya sebagai reporter untuk Nation yang berbasis di Bangkok dan surat kabar Star yang berbasis di Kuala Lumpur. Ia membantu mendirikan Aliansi Jurnalis Independen Jakarta pada tahun 1994, dan merupakan pendiri Institut Studi Arus Informasi di Jakarta dan Aliansi Pers Asia Tenggara yang berbasis di Bangkok. Pada tahun 2003 ia membantu mendirikan Pantau Foundation, sebuah organisasi pelatihan jurnalis yang juga berbasis di Jakarta, dan sejak 2008 ia telah meliput Indonesia untuk Human Rights Watch.

Appearing in

Main Program | Human Rights Watch

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 …


Main Program | Investigative Journalism

Drew Ambrose and Andreas Harsono specialise in uncovering corruption, human rights, and environmental issues. Together they share their stories, as well as, the in-depth process required for this type of …


Main Program | The Causes and Consequences of Disinformation and Misinformation

Sorting through the vast amount of information created and shared online is challenging, even for experts. Disinformation and Misinformation often influence how political, health, environmental, and religious issues are viewed …