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Wahyu Dhyatmika

Wahyu Dhyatmika, Indonesia, is an investigative reporter and an editor for Tempo Media Group, an independent news organization based in Jakarta.

In 2010, Wahyu and his colleagues investigated suspicious bank accounts that belonged to prominent police generals in Indonesia. After publishing their findings, unidentified men threw a molotov cocktail bomb into Tempo's office. His investigation into fraud and corruption within the government-backed insurance scheme for Indonesian migrant workers in 2012 won an award from The Alliance of Independent Journalists (AJI) Jakarta.

With his team, he also won the prestigious Mochtar Lubis Award for best investigative reporting in 2011, for a story about match-fixing in the Indonesian soccer league. Wahyu initiated a collaborative reporting project between Tempo, The Reporter (Taiwan) and MalaysiaKini (Malaysia) to investigate human trafficking in the region in 2016. 

Wahyu was a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University in 2015. He is also a board member for The Alliance of Independent Journalist (AJI) Indonesia.

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