French colonialism
Mapping Faultlines: Lavrov and Macron’s Africa visits reveal new geopolitical realities

In this episode of Mapping Faultlines, NewClick’s Prabir Purkayastha talks about the recent visits of Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov and French President Macron to Africa

New Caledonia Referendum - France Progressive sections denounce outcome of New Caledonia referendum 

The referendum on freedom from France in the collectivity of New Caledonia in the southwest Pacific saw over 50% of the electorate boycotting the vote, adhering to the call of pro-independence forces. Meanwhile, pro-French loyalist sections have claimed victory

The pandemic response in Martinique and Guadeloupe: the looming shadow of colonialism

Trade unions in the Antille islands have been calling for independence in creating their public health strategies and measures

Algeria recalls envoy to France, closes airspace to French military planes

The Algerian government’s actions come following comments by French president Emmanuel Macron, which the government said amounts to foreign interference in its internal affairs

France imposes sanctions on Lebanese politicians, blames them for obstructing reforms

French attempts to intervene in Lebanon have increased after the Beirut warehouse blasts last year. It has been in the forefront of alleging widespread corruption and supporting calls for a technocratic government

French interference in Lebanon French intervention in Lebanon reveals colonial approach

The ongoing political and economic crisis in Lebanon has been exploited by the French government for the fulfilment of its larger political and economic objectives in the region