The displaced Chagos Islanders yearning for home

The displaced Chagos Islanders yearning for home

By The Guardian

Today in Focus

Wednesday, 16 February

Over 50 years after they were forcibly removed from their homes, the former residents of Britain’s last colony in Africa are challenging the UK’s claim to the archipelago. Lawyer Philippe Sands is advising the Mauritian government in the legal battle. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus
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