The 50-odd demonstrators in front of Malaysia Embassay on Monday against detention of Indonesian fishermen within Malaysia's water..

A House of Representatives legislator says that the Foreign Affairs Ministry must issue an official protest to Malaysia for the recent arrest of Fishery Ministry officers patrolling the Riau Island waters,which are the territory of the Indonesian government.

“Their [Malaysia] actions show a lack of respect to Indonesia,” Golkar Party’s Yories Raweyai told reporters at the House in Senayan, South Jakarta, on Monday.

Yories deemed that the Malaysian authorities had been reckless because they arrested officers with official identities and letters.

The Malaysian authorities arrested the Indonesian officers after the latter apprehended Malaysian fishermen fishing within the Indonesian territory.