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A demonstrator demands her return to the Chagos Islands during a protest outside the Houses of Parliament, 2008. Photo: REUTERS/Andrew Winning

Decades after the UK made them exiles, their children and grandchildren now face expulsion. Katie McQue...

U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Saratoga anchored at the Diego Garcia naval base in the 1980s.

Revealed: Ships at the controversial naval base are crammed dangerously close. Katie McQue reports.

New Internationalists’s 2017 top reads

Our 10 most read articles of the year are still as relevant as ever.

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A group of Indian Ocean islanders, forcibly removed from their homes 50+ years ago and deported to England, are still fighting...

Diego Garcia

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A two year investigation reveals the US military’s poor treatment of contract workers on the controversial island. ...

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The court ruling may indicate some progress but it also upholds the ban on the refugees’ return. Katie McQue...

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The latest legal decision against the Chagossians, kicked off their homeland to make way for a US base, continues a regretful...

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In the week David Cameron meets his Mauritian counterpart to discuss the Chagos Islands, Virgil Hawkins sees...

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Chagossians' struggle for justice given a new legal boost.

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Base matters

As the US and its coalition of willing friends concentrate more military resources in Afghanistan...

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