Chagos Islands

 
Africans win UN vote on Britain’s last colony
Africans win UN vote on Britain’s last colony
In a stinging defeat for Britain, the United Nations General Assembly overwhelmingly demanded Wednesday that London cede to Mauritius the British-ruled Chagos Islands, home to an important military base....
UN orders UK to end rule of Chagos Islands
UN orders UK to end rule of Chagos Islands
In a stinging defeat for Britain, the United Nations General Assembly overwhelmingly demanded on Wednesday that London cede to Mauritius the...
Britain faces UN defeat over Chagos islands
Britain faces UN defeat over Chagos islands
Britain is bracing for a crushing defeat at the United Nations on Wednesday when the General Assembly is expected to adopt a measure demanding that...
Britain must cede control of its last African colony, court rules
Britain must cede control of its last African colony, court rules
The Chagos Islands is being unlawfully occupied by the United Kingdom, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruled on Monday.
Letters to the editor: September 14 to 20
Letters to the editor: September 14 to 20
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Fight to free Britain’s last African colony
Fight to free Britain’s last African colony
Liseby Elysé remembers the Chagos Islands as a tropical paradise. “Every person had a job, had their family, had their culture. We ate only...
US urges top UN court to stay out of Chagos islands row
US urges top UN court to stay out of Chagos islands row
The United States told the United Nations's top court on Wednesday it had "a duty" not to...
Britain's shame: Colonial-style evictions to make way for military base
Britain's shame: Colonial-style evictions to make way for military base
British officials threatened Mauritians with the withdrawal of an independence agreement if they did not surrender a large tract of their territory...
Britain fights for control of its last African colony
Britain fights for control of its last African colony
On Monday, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in the Hague began public hearings that may determine the fate of the Chagos Islands — Britain’s last remaining African colony....

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