Usman Hamid was a student activist in 1998 and is co-founder of Indonesia and founder of Public Virtue Jakarta. He is an MPhil graduate from the Department for Social and Political Change at the Australian National University.

Ary Hermawan is deputy director of Amnesty International Indonesia and former managing editor of Indonesia’s English daily, The Jakarta Post. He earned his bachelor degree from Syarif Hidayatullah State Islamic University in Jakarta and master’s degree on international journalism from the University of Arizona.