Opinion

From Kanaky to Palestine, how Paris is weaponising deportations from Pacific

In the West Bank, one in three Palestinians has experienced one or more incarcerations during their life since 1967, or 35 percent of the population, while in Kanaky, the...

Tahiti’s ‘old lion’ Gaston Flosse, 93, steps down after 52 years in politics

By Patrick Decloitre French Polynesia’s veteran politician, 93-year-old Gaston Flosse, announced last week he is stepping down from his...

A role for Pacific media in charting a pragmatic global outlook

ANALYSIS: By Shailendra Bahadur Singh and Amit Sarwal in Suva Given the intensifying situation, journalists, academics and experts joined...

Amid decline in mainstream media trust, Pacific Journalism Review remains a beacon

Professor Vijay Naidu’s speech celebrating the launch of the 30th anniversary edition of Pacific Journalism Review at the...

PANG talks to journalist David Robie on Pacific decolonisation issues

PANG Media The PANG media team at this month’s Pacific International Media Conference in Fiji caught up with independent...

ICJ Ruling: Analysis of World Court order to Israel to immediately halt military offensive in Rafah

SPECIAL REPORT: Democracy Now! The International Court of Justice has ordered Israel to halt its military offensive in Rafah. The court ruled on Friday that...

Open letter from Kanaky: Things are really bad, we need to speed up decolonisation

OPEN LETTER: By a Kanak from Aotearoa New Zealand in Kanaky New Caledonia I’ve been trying to feel cool and nice on this beautiful sunny...

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...

‘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 have worked consistently on stories across...

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...

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 political activists across Oceania, just like...