Endang Dwi Syarief Syamsuri, Consul General of the Republic of Indonesia in Perth, Australia (January 2010-December 2014): Those Youth Looked Older
The Australian Police have arrested 274 Indonesian fishermen from 2008-2012.
The Australian Police have arrested 274 Indonesian fishermen from 2008-2012. They entered Australian waters near Christmas Island, which borders Indonesia, transporting illegal immigrants from Afghanistan and Middle Eastern countries in conflict. They were traveling on Indonesian fishing boats in search of political asylum. Most of the fishermen who were transporting them worked as ship crewmembers.
In all, 55 had been arrested. The rest were re...