Justice

Fiji’s Jo Nata reflects on the 2000 coup: ‘We let the racism genie out of the bottle’

SPECIAL REPORT: Islands Business in Suva Today is the 24th anniversary of renegade and failed businessman George Speight’s coup in 2000 Fiji. The elected coalition government headed by Mahendra Chaudhry,...

Kanaky in flames: Five takeaways from the New Caledonia independence riots

ANALYSIS: By David Robie, editor of Café Pacific Jean-Marie Tjibaou, a revered Kanak visionary, was inspirational to indigenous Pacific...

Why is New Caledonia on fire? According to local women, the deadly riots are about more than voting rights

ANALYSIS: By Nicole George New Caledonia’s capital city, Nouméa, has endured widespread violent rioting over the past three days....

Flashback: Betrayal of Kanaky decolonisation by Paris risks return to dark days

France has declared a state of emergency for 12 days on the Pacific territory of New Caledonia —...

Violence erupts in New Caledonia as independence supporters oppose legislation in Paris

Macron’s plan has backfired. But there can be no sustainable solution without cooperation of all parties, writes a...

Fiji’s Jo Nata reflects on the 2000 coup: ‘We let the racism genie out of the bottle’

SPECIAL REPORT: Islands Business in Suva Today is the 24th anniversary of renegade and failed businessman George Speight’s coup in 2000 Fiji. The elected coalition...

Former Fiji PM Voreqe Bainimarama jailed over block of USP police probe

RNZ Pacific Former Fiji Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama has been sentenced to one year in prison, Fiji media are reporting. Bainimarama, alongside suspended Fiji Police Commissioner...

OPM’s Bomanak accuses UN of failing to uphold decolonisation role over West Papua

Asia Pacific Report A West Papuan resistance leader has condemned the United Nations role in allowing Indonesia to “integrate” the Melanesian Pacific region in what...

27 years in captivity – free Marwan Barghouti, ‘Palestine’s Mandela’

SPECIAL REPORT: By Eugene Doyle He is the most popular Palestinian leader alive today — and yet few people in the West even know his...

Activists defy Israel with Gaza-bound ‘freedom’ flotilla and humanitarian aid

By Salwa Amor in Istanbul Palestine solidarity activists are preparing a flotilla to deliver urgently needed humanitarian aid to Gaza, vowing to break Israel’s blockade...

Reaping what you sow, Iran isn’t the aggressor here

COMMENTARY: By Belén Fernández On Saturday, April 13, Iran launched hundreds of drones and missiles at Israel in retaliation for a deadly Israeli strike on...