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Chagos islanders forcibly evicted by UK told they STILL can’t go home

RT | June 30, 2016

Chagos islanders forcibly removed from their homes by the British government to make way for a US military base have been told they are still barred from returning in a UK Supreme Court ruling.

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Civil Liberties

MH-17 Probe Trusts Torture-Implicated Ukraine

MH-17 Probe Trusts Torture-Implicated Ukraine

June 13, 2016

Exclusive: The floundering inquiry into who shot down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in 2014 has relied heavily on a Ukrainian intelligence agency that recently stopped U.N. 1.593 επιπλέον λέξεις

Aviation

#1038 British Indian Ocean Territory 16/04/23

Radim has sent this beautiful cover from the British Indian Ocean Territory, thank you very much! It was cancelled on April 23 and arrived on May 23, 2016. 21 επιπλέον λέξεις

Cover

Lesley Nneka Arimah--"Glory" (Harper's, March 2016)

SOUNDTRACK: DIEGO GARCIA-Tiny Desk Concert #156 (September 12, 2011).

Diego Garcia is an Argentine-American singer-songwriter.  When I saw the set up of guitar and cello I actually expected a more classical style.  736 επιπλέον λέξεις

Tiny Desk Concert

Where Dissertations Come From

When I left Guam in 2003 to start graduate school in the states I knew I wanted to research and write about Guam and Chamorros, but wasn’t sure what angle to take exactly. 1.514 επιπλέον λέξεις

Decolonization

The importance of beach vegetation

Female-biased sea turtle populations are reported at important sea turtle rookeries globally. This heightens concerns for the conservation of sea turtles in the long-term. For this reason researchers are measuring temperatures at nesting beaches around the world to better understand the male-to-female ratio that these rookeries are producing. 441 επιπλέον λέξεις

Conservation

We Tortured Some Folks Too

Torture has been a fairly consistent feature of British foreign policy since the colonial era, in Northern Ireland, and currently in the neo-colonial policies of the so-called war on terror. 1.075 επιπλέον λέξεις

Guantánamo Bay/ Extraordinary Rendition