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MIL-Evening Report: Kanaky independence campaign rolls on … encouraged by ballot result

By   /  November 9, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Global, Human Rights, Independence, Indigenous, Kanak independence, Kanaky, KB, Media, MIL OSI, Multimedia, New Caledonia, New Caledonia referendum, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, referendum, Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Kanaky independence campaign rolls on … encouraged by ballot result

David Robie, who reported from New Caledonia several times during the 1980s for Islands Business magazine, The Australian, New Zealand Times and other media, returned to the French Pacific possession to observe last weekend’s historic referendum. He was also on board the Rainbow Warrior, the Greenpeace environmental ship that was bombed by French secret agents […]

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MIL-Evening Report: New Caledonia vote stirs painful memories – and a hopeful future

By   /  November 8, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, David Robie, DJF, Elections, English, Evening Report, Featured, France, Human Rights, Indigenous, Kanak independence, Kanaky, KB, MIL OSI, New Caledonia, New Caledonia referendum, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, referendum, Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: New Caledonia vote stirs painful memories – and a hopeful future

David Robie, who reported from New Caledonia during the 1980s for Islands Business magazine, New Zealand Times and other media, returned to the French Pacific possession to observe last weekend’s historic referendum. He was also on board the Rainbow Warrior, the Greenpeace environmental ship that was bombed by French secret agents during the height of […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Gallery: Global media cover historic New Caledonia independence referendum

By   /  November 7, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, DJF, Elections, English, Evening Report, Featured, Gallery, Independence, Indigenous, Kanak independence, Kanaky, KB, Media, MIL OSI, New Caledonia, New Caledonia referendum, News Media, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, referendum, Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Gallery: Global media cover historic New Caledonia independence referendum

1. SBS journalist Stefan Armbruster frames a colourful Kanak flag shot on referendum day. Image: David Robie 2. The France TV – representing six channels – outside broadcast vehicle set up at the French High Commission in Noumea. Image: David Robie/PMC 3. Premiere TV, the local offshoot of the French public broadcaster. Image: David Robie/PMC […]

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MIL-Evening Report: MSG backing Kanak independence ‘on the quiet’, says campaigner

By   /  November 7, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, DJF, Elections, English, Evening Report, Featured, Global, Human Rights, Independence, Indigenous, Justice, Kanak independence, Kanaky, KB, Melanesian, Melanesian Spearhead Group, MIL OSI, New Caledonia, New Caledonia referendum, Open Source Intel, Pacific Islands Forum, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PIF, PMC Reportage, referendum, Reportage, Reports, RNZ Pacific  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: MSG backing Kanak independence ‘on the quiet’, says campaigner

Kanak pro-independence official Victor Tutugoro talking to journalists outside the FLNKS headquarters in Noumea on Sunday. Image: David Robie/PMC By RNZ Pacific A leading New Caledonian pro-independence politician, Victor Tutugoro, says governments of Melanesian countries have quietly supported the New Caledonian independence cause. Tutugoro, second vice-president of New Caledonia’s Kanak-ruled Northern province and a Melanesian […]

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MIL-Evening Report: New Caledonia blockade tension fails to mar French PM’s talks on future

By   /  November 6, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, DJF, Elections, English, Evening Report, Featured, Independence, Kanak independence, Kanaky, KB, MIL OSI, Military, New Caledonia, New Caledonia referendum, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, referendum, Reportage, Reports, Security, Self Determination  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: New Caledonia blockade tension fails to mar French PM’s talks on future

French security forces arrive in force to deal with protesters demonstrating over the independence vote defeat near St Louis, Noumea. Image: Screenshot – Les Nouvelles Caledoniennes By David Robie in Nouméa French security forces moved in today to clean up the main road near an indigenous Kanak tribal area after a day of tension and […]

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