USAF B-1 Bombers at the air base on Diego Garcia. (Photo by: Pictures From History/Universal Images Group via Getty Images)

Britain’s occupied territory

Jagdish Koonjul, the Mauritian ambassador to the UN, last month raised his country’s flag on the Chagos archipelago – what Harold Wilson’s Labour government of 1965 named the British Indian Ocean Territory (BIOT), in a flagrant breach of international law. At a stroke, all the rights of the inhabitants – human, economic, civil – were […]

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