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Indonesia

Volume 974: debated on Monday 19 November 1979

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asked the Lord Privy Seal if he will seek to raise in the United Nations Commission on Human Rights the question of the detention without trial in Indonesia of several thousands of the people of that country.

The United Nations Human Rights Commission will not hold its next meeting until February 1980. The Government will consider what matters might be raised at this meeting nearer the time. The Indonesian Government have undertaken to release or bring to trial by the

1979–801980–81*
Eastern Europe107,010119,630
France72,04054,180
Germany104,600120,940
Western Europe90,41090,000
Commonwealth Youth Exchange Council†79,080Nil
Total£453,140£384,750
* The breakdown by programme for 1980–81 is based on estimates of demand, with the exception of the Commonwealth programme, and includes an element for risen costs.
† Includes £7,500 for administrative assistance but excludes £15,000 which the Council hopes to find to assist the Commonwealth Youth Exchange Council in 1980–81.
These figures cover British Council grants only and do not include assistance from local authorities to individual projects.