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#Chagos Islands

# chagos-islands - Friday 22 November, 2019

'Illegal colonial occupant': UK criticised for ignoring UN deadline to return territory to Mauritius

Britain separated the Chagos Islands from its colony Mauritius more than 50 years ago.

# chagos-islands - Thursday 23 May, 2019

The UN has voted 116-6 that the UK should give up control of the Chagos Islands

Resolutions adopted by the General Assembly are not legally binding but they do carry political weight.