Togo: Demonstrations

Foreign and Commonwealth Office written question – answered on 4th December 2018.

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Photo of Teresa Pearce Teresa Pearce Labour, Erith and Thamesmead

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps the Government is taking to ensure that the Togo Government respects the right of the Togolese to peaceful protest and demonstrations.

Photo of Harriett Baldwin Harriett Baldwin Minister of State (Department for International Development) (Jointly with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office), Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (Joint with the Department for International Development)

We encourage all parties to engage in peaceful dialogue with a view to adopting political reforms that will strengthen democracy in Togo. The British Government is engaging with the Government of Togo and partners in the region to urge a peaceful solution to the protests in the country.

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