Proposed revision of French Polynesia’s autonomy statute approved

Picture taken in 1971, showing a nuclear explosion in Mururoa atoll. Picture: RNZ

PAPE’ETE, 08 FEBRUARY 2019 (RNZ PACIFIC) – The law commission of the French Senate has approved the proposed revision of French Polynesia’s autonomy statute. A total of 62 amendments have been made, most notably in article 1, which gives official recognition to French Polynesia’s contribution to France developing its nuclear deterrent. The article also says […]

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