The French government’s recent violation of basic human rights in New Caledonia is further evidence that the French government lacks the political will to implement UN General Assembly resolutions on the decolonization of foreign countries, Executive Director of the Baku Initiative Group (BIG) Abbas Abbasov said during roundtable discussions and a hybrid-format press conference titled “Decolonization, International Diplomacy, and the Role of Communication in the Modern World,” Report informs.

He noted that the right to self-determination is fundamental and BIG supports those who strive for a better and more dignified future for their people.