Andreas Harsono, Indonesia, works for Human Rights Watch in Jakarta.
He helped found the Jakarta-based Alliance of Independent Journalists in 1994. Later, in 2003, he helped create the Pantau Foundation, a journalist training organization also based in Jakarta. He began his career as a reporter for the Bangkok-based Nation and the Kuala Lumpur-based Star newspapers. He also edited Pantau, a monthly magazine on media and journalism in Jakarta.
Harsono's published books include, in Indonesian Malay, "Jurnalisme Sastrawi: Antologi Liputan Mendalam dan Memikat" (with Budi Setiyono) and “Agama Saya Adalah Jurnalisme", as well as in English, "Race, Islam and Power: Ethnic and Religious Violence in Post-Suharto Indonesia".
In 1999, he was a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University.
He has a blog at www.andreasharsono.net