New Caledonia independence leader to face French trial

Updated June 24 2024 - 5:40am, first published 5:38am
An activist who met French President Emmanuel Macron has been transferred to a French jail. (AP PHOTO)
An activist who met French President Emmanuel Macron has been transferred to a French jail. (AP PHOTO)

A pro-independence leader in the French Pacific territory of New Caledonia has been transferred to a prison facility in mainland France to await trial on charges relating to two weeks of unrest in May, the public prosecutor in the territory says.

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