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News from Zerbanoo Gifford -1

By the time Zerbanoo’s newsletter arrived, there had been a decision which dashed the dreams of Chagossians.  

She recalls that the Feasibility Study of 2002 was finally discredited in 2012 but immediately Wm.Hague announced a new one which reported in 2014 that there was no obstacle to resettlement. 397 επιπλέον λέξεις

Chagos Islanders

Heaping insult on injury

In this, the first article for the New Year 2017, I wish to return to an issue that first appeared in this blog in the early part of 2015. 891 επιπλέον λέξεις

The Ankle Deep Sea - The hidden parts of "Mauritius"

Many people who visit Mauritius are unaware that it is just one of the islands in the republic.  Nearly 500 km north east of the island is a long thin archipelago called St Brandon, where around 60 fishermen live.  435 επιπλέον λέξεις

Mauritius

British Government Will Not Rectify Chagossian Injustice

The British government have announced that former residents of the Chagos Islands will not be allowed to return to their homeland. These people were removed from the islands in the 1960s and 1970s after the UK bought the islands from Mauritius. 433 επιπλέον λέξεις
UK Politics

Mauritius threatens to take Chagos Islands row to UN court

Original Article : Link

PM says UK’s refusal to allow Chagossians expelled in 1960s to return to live there breaches international law

Mauritius is threatening to take the UK to the international court of justice in a dispute over sovereignty of the… 453 επιπλέον λέξεις

Chagos Islands

Evicted Chagos islanders denied right to return to British owned US-leased military colony

RT | November 16, 2016

The Chagos islanders evicted from their own Indian Ocean homeland to make way for a military colony have been disappointed again, as the Foreign Office has confirmed that they will not be allowed to return home.

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United States