Mireille Marcia Karman is an Assistant Professor in Parahyangan Catholic University, Indonesia. She obtained her bachelor’s degree from Universitas Indonesia, majoring in International Relations, and finished her master’s degree in International Political Theory at the University of St. Andrews, UK. Her research interests focus on issues of democracy, human rights, and political violence which includes the question of freedom and authority in a democratic regime. She has published some national and international journals on those topics, and her writings also appeared in book chapters and popular articles. From 2019 to 2021, Mireille was part of the research team supporting RWI in developing this handbook, especially in terms of understanding the conduct of human rights city in Bandung City, Indonesia.