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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...

French minister says FLNKS ‘willing to discuss’ election roll changes

By Walter Zweifel New Caledonia’s pro-independence parties are prepared to negotiate changes to the provincial electoral rolls, according to French Overseas Minister Gerald Darmanin. On his...

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...

No sedition charges against Kanak pro-independence leader, says prosecutor

By Walter Zweifel The president of New Caledonia’s largest pro-independence party Daniel Goa will not be prosecuted for alleged calls for violence and sedition. Last month,...

Protesters call for West Papua to be included on UN ‘decolonisation’ list

Asia Pacific Report An Australian advocacy group has called for West Papua to be reinscribed on the United Nations list of “non self-governing territories”, citing...

Caledonian Union dismisses ‘two generations to self-determination’ comment as an insult

By Walter Zweifel New Caledonia’s largest pro-independence party says the latest French pronouncement on self-determination is an insult to the decolonisation process. Amid a dispute over...