Chagos Islands

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Language changes, but God is constant | Brief letters
Brief letters: Chagos Islands | Perfect English | British Museum | Tenterhooks | Knickers


28, Jun, 2021 @4:22 PM

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The Chagos Islands: a millstone around the neck of British diplomacy | Letters
Letters: With political will, the UK could bring about an overall settlement for the displaced islanders who wish to return, writes David Snoxell, while Peter Harris says it’s never the wrong time to do the right thing


03, Jun, 2021 @5:34 PM

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The Guardian view on Britain and the Chagos Islands: time for justice | Editorial
Editorial: International courts say the archipelago belongs to Mauritius, not the UK. What is Britain waiting for?


01, Jun, 2021 @5:38 PM

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UN champions Mauritian control of Chagos Islands by rejecting UK stamps
Refusal to recognise British Indian Ocean Territory stamps is latest move to assert Mauritian sovereignty

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

16, May, 2021 @12:46 PM

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Shamima Begum court decision brings shame on UK | Letters
Letters: Readers respond to the supreme court decision that Begum will not have her citizenship restored


28, Feb, 2021 @5:26 PM

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UK's ‘colonial' stance over Chagos Islands could derail court bid
Hopes of key international criminal court appointment threatened by the UK’s refusal to act on UN rulings

Patrick Wintour, Diplomatic editor

09, Feb, 2021 @5:39 PM

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Just £12,000 of £40m fund for displaced Chagos islanders has been spent
MP representing most of UK’s Chagossians says failure to use compensation money to help those facing hardship is outrageous

Katie Armour

31, Jan, 2021 @8:45 AM

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UN court rejects UK claim to Chagos Islands in favour of Mauritius
UK urged to end ‘unlawful occupation’ of major strategic asset in Indian Ocean

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

28, Jan, 2021 @6:48 PM

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'What about justice?': Chagos Islanders pin their hopes on Biden
Decades after the US took over the territory for a military base, families separated and forced to leave their homes are still waiting for compensation

Katie McQue in Mahé

29, Dec, 2020 @7:45 AM

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Chagos islanders' exile is ongoing breach of human rights, court told
Appeal begins on behalf of two Chagossians forcibly deported by Britain in the 1970s

Owen Bowcott Legal affairs correspondent

12, May, 2020 @2:14 PM

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£40m for islanders exiled from British territory goes unspent
Chagossians promised aid go hungry as coronavirus renders them jobless in a foreign state

Katie McQue

03, May, 2020 @7:04 AM

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UK could forfeit security council seat over Chagos Islands dispute, former diplomat claims
Defying the UN’s highest court may put Britain’s place at the international top table in jeopardy, warns former envoy

Jamie Doward

05, Jan, 2020 @6:17 AM

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