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Why Chagos should be restored to its rightful owners

Posted in Uncategorized on June 28th, 2012 by Robert Bain – 1 Comment

Sean Carey has a great piece on The Guardian website about the case for restoring sovereignty of Chagos to its rightful owners:

“The UK has a golden opportunity based on realpolitik, but also by supporting human rights and international law, to restore the Chagos archipelago to its rightful owners: the islanders who once possessed their homes and land by virtue of customary title, and Mauritius from which it was illegally excised.”