2013-03-13 15:10:58

Evicted from homeland for US military base, Chagos people continue decades-long fight to return to Diego Garcia

The small island nation, the Republic of Mauritius, marks the 45th anniversary of independence from British rule this week. But one group isn’t celebrating. The Chagos community was forcibly removed from their homelands and brought here in the 1960s and 70s. They’ve been fighting to return home ever since. From Port Louis, Mauritius, FSRN’s Raphaël Krafft reports.

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