Police arrest New Caledonia protest leader

By Kirsty Needham
Updated June 19 2024 - 6:00pm, first published 5:56pm
Nine people died in violent protests in New Caledonia amid anger over French voting reforms. (AP PHOTO)
Nine people died in violent protests in New Caledonia amid anger over French voting reforms. (AP PHOTO)

Police in New Caledonia have arrested protest leader Christian Tein at the headquarters of the biggest pro-independence political party, the Caledonian Union, as he prepared to hold a media conference.

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