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‘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...

Gaza hunger: 25 NGOs call for global priority on ceasefire and land-based humanitarian aid

Amnesty International Human rights and humanitarian organisations present on the ground in the Gaza Strip have reiterated since the start of the current war that...

Archive: France protects abortion in constitution – The bicycle pump that ate Paris

Today is International Women's Day. On Monday, 4 March 2024, four days ago, French lawmakers approved a bill that will enshrine the right to...

France ends 10-year UN ’empty chair’ decolonisation snub over Polynesia

ANALYSIS: By Patrick Decloitre After 10 years of non-attendance, France turned up to this week’s French Polynesia sitting of the UN Special Committee on Decolonisation...

New Caledonia’s Backès resigns from French govt after losing Senate vote

ANALYSIS: By Patrick Decloitre A prominent pro-France leader in New Caledonia, Sonia Backès, has resigned from the French government after a resounding defeat in France’s...

IPI condemns arrest of French investigative journalist Ariane Lavrilleux over ‘Egypt papers’

Pacific Media Watch The International Press Institute (IPI) has condemned the arrest and interrogation of French journalist Ariane Lavrilleux and demanded her immediate release. She...