Crisis in New Caledonia: these angers which ignite the archipelago | EUROtoday

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The World in all its states

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After three a long time of a “pact” made with the metropolis, we had nearly grow to be accustomed to the calm and appeasement in New Caledonia. The explosion of violence which has simply shaken the South Pacific island is a brutal wake-up name for independence. To focus on the scenario, we welcome the historian Isabelle Merle, analysis director on the CNRS and specialist in colonization processes within the South Pacific, writer of “Colonial Experiences: New Caledonia” and “L'indigénat, geneses within the French Empire.