New Caledonia’s independence referendum has prompted French Polynesia’s pro-independence party to ask France to organise a vote on full self-rule in Tahiti. This comes after 56 percent of New Caledonians voted against independence amid a record 81 percent turnout. French…
The West Papuan independence movement – a history

Indigenous Papuans still fight for self-determination, more than 40 years after Indonesia acquired the territory in a sham ballot Indonesia officially acquired West Papua in 1969, after a sham ballot on independence in which only a handful of the local population were…