French Polynesia Introduction
French Polynesia Introduction: A summary of information about French Polynesia Introduction, from government research data as well as independent research and other sources.
French Polynesia: Introduction
The French annexed various Polynesian island groups during the 19th century. In September 1995, France stirred up widespread protests by resuming nuclear testing on the Mururoa atoll after a three-year moratorium. The tests were suspended in January 1996.