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 Vuelos de evacuación de Nueva Caledonia infographic
l gráfico ubica los vuelos de evacuación en Nueva Caledonia.
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Agitación en Nueva Caledonia da lugar a vuelos de evacuación

By Ninian Carter

May 21, 2024 - Australia y Nueva Zelanda están enviando aviones gubernamentalespara evacuar a los ciudadanos del territorio francésde ultramar devastado por días de motines letales.

Australia and New Zealand are sending government aircraft to New Caledonia to evacuate nationals from the French territory which is experiencing deadly riots triggered by changes to local voting rules.

The French territory has seen new laws introduced by Paris, that allow French residents who have lived in the archipelago for more than 10 years the right to vote.

The perception among the indigenous Kanak community is that this allows France greater control over New Caledonia, undermining their self-determination.

The protests, which sparked a state of emergency to be declared, have led to six deaths and more than 200 arrests.

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PUBLISHED: 21/05/2024; STORY: Graphic News; PICTURES: Getty Images
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