For Jérôme Fourquet, New Caledonia is “a white-hot cauldron” | EUROtoday

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Dn an interview given to the native press of New Caledonia this Thursday, May 23, Emmanuel Macron promised a return to order on the archipelago affected by unprecedented violence. Easier stated than achieved. According to political scientist Jérôme Fourquet, the terrain had lengthy been “flammable”.

Point : Besides the thaw of the citizens, what explains the outbreak of violence in New Caledonia?

Jérôme Fourquet: In this very communitarian territory, the load of ethnocultural teams within the citizens is of decisive significance. To put an finish to the violence of the Eighties, an settlement on the “freezing” of the citizens was reached between loyalists and separatists. Integration on the electoral lists, for the provincial elections, of…