Posts Tagged: Diego Garcia
A court ruling against colonial exploitation could threaten a strategic U.S. military base in the Indian Ocean. Indigenous advocates say it's about time.
Long ignored by the media, the people of Chagos struggle relentlessly to reclaim islands that the U.S. and U.K. stole for a military base.
From Hawaii to Okinawa, Pacific islands seem relegated to serve as neverland vacation getaways — as well as outposts for our military empire.
The U.S. and UK governments forcibly expelled an entire population of islanders to make way for a military base. It's time to let them come home.
Time to cull the herd: America's sprawling global footprint encourages military confrontation, makes host countries into targets, and costs taxpayers a fortune.
Each year Conn Hallinan presents awards to individuals, companies and governments that make following the news a daily adventure.
Chagossian soccer players hope to leverage the World Cup into passage home to the Chagos islands, from which they were evicted by the U.S. and British.
After 40 years of exile and too many broken hearts, it's long past time we let the Chagossians go home.
U.S. and U.K. cables show contempt in which natives of Diego Garcia are held.
The new marine protection area in the Indian Ocean seems like a great step forward. Until you look at it a little more carefully.