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Indonesia: Demonstrations

Foreign and Commonwealth Office written question – answered on 23rd November 2016.

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Photo of Andrew Smith Andrew Smith Labour, Oxford East

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether he has made representations to the Indonesian government on the reported arrest and detention of protestors this summer in West Papua.

Photo of Alok Sharma Alok Sharma The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

​The British Ambassador to Indonesia regularly discusses both human rights and economic development in the Indonesian provinces of West Papua and Papua with the Indonesian government. We will continue to make representations about historical cases and highlight any human rights concerns.

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