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FCO: Nationwide protests in Indonesia21st March 2012 The UK Foreign Office have released the following update:
It is widely predicted that there will be ongoing protests throughout Indonesia against a proposed fuel price hike, due to take effect on Sunday, 1 April.
There have already been some protests but further larger rallies are being planned. Public sentiment towards this proposal is highly volatile.
British nationals should exercise caution at all times wherever they are in Indonesia and stay away from demonstrations, which will be heavily guided by police presence.
Any British national requiring consular assistance should contact the British Consulate-General Jakarta on telephone: +62 21 319 04126
Original story taken from the UK Foreign Office
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