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BenarNews staff Fiji and Papua New Guinea have urged the UN’s Decolonisation Committee to expedite a visit to the French-controlled Pacific territory of Kanaky New...

Asia Pacific Report The Pacific Conference of Churches (PCC) has called on France to drop the "limbo" proposed law on electoral changes in Kanaky New...

By Lydia Lewis, RNZ Pacific journalist French president Emmanuel Macron has landed in Nouméa. The French Ambassador to the Pacific Véronique Roger-Lacan was on the flight. "The...

By Lydia Lewis, RNZ Pacific journalist Liberation "must come" for Kanaky New Caledonia, says one of the few New Zealand journalists who have worked consistently...

ANALYSIS: By Patrick Decloitre, RNZ Pacific French desk correspondent After 10 years of non-attendance, France turned up to this week's French Polynesia sitting of the...

By Charley Piringi in Honiara The Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) has adopted a "fresh approach" in addressing the longstanding and sensitive West Papuan issue, claims...

Asia Pacific Report The Free Papua Organisation (Organisasi Papua Merdeka-OPM) has sent an open letter to the United Nations leadership demanding that "decolonisation" of the...

SPECIAL REPORT: By Yamin Kogoya The name Vanuatu has taken on a sacred significance in Papuan liberation consciousness. The Free Papua Movement (OPM) elders ignited...

By Finau Fonua, RNZ Pacific journalist France's grip on its overseas territories in the Pacific may be waning, with pro-independence delegates now claiming to have...

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...

By Walter Zweifel, RNZ Pacific reporter New Caledonia's pro-independence FLNKS (Kanak and Socialist National Liberation Front)  says the advice of the International Court of Justice...

By Walter Zweifel, RNZ Pacific reporter New Caledonia's largest pro-independence party says the latest French pronouncement on self-determination is an insult to the decolonisation process. Amid...

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...

By Walter Zweifel, RNZ Pacific reporter French Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin has invited the United Nations Decolonisation Committee members to visit New Caledonia. Controlled by France...

By Walter Zweifel, RNZ Pacific reporter France has been warned against attempts to abandon the New Caledonian decolonisation process pursued for more than two decades. A...

By Walter Zweifel, RNZ Pacific reporter New Caledonia's largest pro-independence party has been told that France is "panicking" and afraid of losing New Caledonia. The head...

RNZ Pacific None of the parties making up New Caledonia's pro-independence Kanak and Socialist National Liberation Front (FLNKS) will attend this week's talks in France...

Asia Pacific Report Louis Kotra Uregei, an emblematic and radical figure in the independence struggle in New Caledonia, has died aged 71, announced the Union...

RNZ Pacific French Polynesia's pro-independence Tavini Huiraatira party says France's refusal to engage in any UN-supervised decolonisation process is becoming increasingly untenable. In 2013, the UN...

RNZ Pacific Delegates from French Polynesia have flown to New York for the annual meeting of the UN Decolonisation Committee. The veteran pro-independence leader Oscar Temaru...

RNZ Pacific New Caledonia's pro-independence Palika party has joined the Caledonian Union in rejecting talks in Paris announced by the French Interior Ministry. The ministry called...

RNZ Pacific An indigenous legal challenge in a bid to annul the result of last December's referendum on New Caledonia's independence from France has failed. The...