Kanak union holds pre-referendum Congress

Protestors in Noumea the Commission politique et citoyenneté du FLNKS et Nationalistes tweeted - "The protest for a right to vote," with an FLNKS flag emoticon. Picture: RNZ

New Caledonia’s USTKE union is to decide this weekend whether it will ask its supporters to vote in the November referendum on independence from France. USTKE, which is a mainly Kanak union advocating independence, holds its 16th Congress in Noumea over the next two days. The Labour Party, which is the union’s political wing, decided […]

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