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Media fuss over stranded tourists, but Kanaks face existential struggle

COMMENTARY: By Eugene Doyle “Only the struggle counts . . .  death is nothing.”  Éloi Machoro — “the Che Guevara of the Pacific” — said this shortly before he was...

French security presence in Kanaky New Caledonia set to remain ‘indefinitely’ after Macron’s failed visit?

By Mick Hall French security forces sent to quell deadly violence in New Caledonia could remain indefinitely if the...

‘France lost the plot’ – journalist David Robie on Kanaky New Caledonia riots

By Lydia Lewis Liberation “must come” for Kanaky New Caledonia, says one of the few New Zealand journalists who...

RSF calls on French authorities to guarantee journalist safety in Kanaky New Caledonia

Pacific Media Watch The Paris-based global media freedom watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has called for guaranteed safety for...

Palestinian visionary who fights Israel’s ecocide with biodiversity and sustainability resistance

By David Robie For more than 76 years, Palestinians have resisted occupation, dispossession and ethnic cleansing, culminating in Israel’s...

Nius Bilong Pasifik: Mass Media in the Pacific (1995)

Edited by David Robie | Foreword by 'I. Futa Helu "The news media in the South Pacific may be small -- but the region has...

Archive: Crusading journalism in the blood from Edinburgh to Aotearoa [Profile]

"It's ironic that my work is published more outside New Zealand than it is here." (Article first published in 1992). PROFILE: By Murray Horton "My conception...

Tu Galala: Social Change in the Pacific (1992)

Edited by David Robie "The Pacific is in upheaval -- growing poverty, nuclear testing, independence struggles, militarisation and massive social dislocation are pressing, often intractable...

Blood on their Banner: Nationalist Struggles in the South Pacific (1989)

By David Robie "The South Pacific is no longer pacific. Nationalist struggles against colonialism, indigenous claims for sovereignty, and superpower rivalry have turned it into...

Eyes of Fire: The Last Voyage of the Rainbow Warrior (1986, the original)

By David Robie "Award-winning journalist David Robie was on board the Greenpeace environmental ship Rainbow Warrior on its last mission to Rongelap Atoll in May...