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Confrontations continue over planned voting rules change in New Caledonia

Violent confrontations erupted in New Caledonia last week in response to French lawmakers’ plans to change voting rules, jeopardizing the rights of the Kanak population

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