Bitter Feud Over UK's Last Remaining African Colony

Legalbrief reports that the Chagos Islands were home to a Creole-speaking people for more than 150 years until the UK evicted them between 1967 and 1973 to allow the U.S. to build a military base on Diego Garcia. As a result, the 2 000 residents were sent to Mauritius and the Seychelles.

A group of six Chagossians based in the Seychelles when visiting the archipelago after the British government allowed them to visit the islands for a week in May 2015.


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