Tag: Kanak self-determination

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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 former Australian diplomat in New Caledonia. ANALYSIS:...

Curfew in New Caledonia after Kanak pro-independence riots over French voting change plan

By Stephen Wright and Stefan Armbruster French authorities have imposed a curfew on New Caledonia’s capital Nouméa and banned public gatherings after supporters of the...

Pacific alliance condemns France over bid to ‘derail’ Kanaky decolonisation

Asia Pacific Report A Pacific civil society alliance has condemned French neocolonial policies in Kanaky New Caledonia, saying Paris is set on “maintaining the status...

Macron warns of ‘new colonialism’ in Pacific, but clings to French ‘colonies’

ANALYSIS: By Ravindra Singh Prasad In a historic first visit to an independent Pacific state by a sitting French president, President Emmanuel Macron has denounced...

UN told France has ‘robbed’ Kanaks of New Caledonian independence

By David Robie New Caledonia’s Kanak national liberation movement has told the UN Decolonisation Committee that France has “robbed” the indigenous people of their independence...

Kanaky New Caledonia’s FLNKS wants ICJ advice on contested vote

By Walter Zweifel New Caledonia’s pro-independence FLNKS (Kanak and Socialist National Liberation Front)  says the advice of the International Court of Justice is being sought...