UK racks up nearly £6m legal bill over Chagos Islands

The UK government has racked up a £5.8 million legal bill in its bid to keep control of the Chagos Islands, which the international community recognises as part of Mauritius.

Published 23 February 2021

Britain's refusal to allow Chagos Islanders to return home is 'crime against humanity'

The UK's refusal to allow the inhabitants of the Chagos Islands to return to their homeland is a crime against humanity, an eminent international lawyer has said.

Published 20 January 2020

UK ordered by ICJ to return Chagos Islands to Mauritius

The UK has been ordered to give the Chagos Islands back to Mauritius "as rapidly as possible" after the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruled British occupation of the archipelago was illegal, The Guardian reports.

Published 26 February 2019