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Will the Expelled People of Chagos Finally Find Justice?

A new book from Philippe Sands, The Last Colony, tells the story of the Chagossians, an island people who were expelled from their homes by the British and Americans.

A former inhabitant of the Chagos Archipelago—expelled when the U.S. built its military base there in the early 1970s—and his granddaughter in Port Louis, Mauritius. (Tim Dirven / Panos Pictures / Redux). Published in The Atlantic by Cullen Murphy, October 24, 2023 - 9:17 a.m.

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