Chagos: dealing with a 50-year-old crime

“The object of the exercise is to get some rocks which will remain ours. … There will be no indigenous population except seagulls,” wrote Sir Paul Gore-Booth, a senior official at the British Foreign Office, as the plan to expel the 2,000 Chagos Islanders from their homes was taking shape in 1966. 

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Posted on Feb 24, 22

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