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Jean Marie Le Clézio: «On ne peut soupçonner les Chagossiens d’être des terroristes»

Jean Marie Le Clézio: «On ne peut soupçonner les Chagossiens d’être des terroristes» Sa «déclaration liminaire» au sujet de la situation des Chagossiens sera lue avant d’être envoyée à la presse étrangère. Samedi après-midi, après avoir partagé des moments de … Continue reading

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Book: Chagos: A History – Exploration, Exploitation, Expulsion

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SAJ sur Chagos: «Mo napa bluffé kouma ansien Premié minis»

SAJ sur Chagos: «Mo napa bluffé kouma ansien Premié minis» Le Premier ministre n’a pas manqué de fustiger le leader du Parti travailliste, ce jeudi 3 novembre à une cérémonie de commémoration de la déportation du peuple chagossien au Quay … Continue reading

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The RAF on Diego Garcia in World War Two

The RAF on Diego Garcia in World War Two In August 1945 a number of British newspapers published accounts of the ‘secret’ air base established on Diego Garcia. They reported that during the preceding four years “relays of ‘Robinson Crusoes’ … Continue reading

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The Seabees and Diego Garcia in 1971

The Early Days of Diego Garcia Construction Cdr. Daniel W. Urish CEC USN (ret) Commander Dan Urish was Commanding Officer of the first Seabee Battalion, NMCB Forty, deployed to Diego Garcia and Island Commander, having relieved Commander Robert K. White … Continue reading

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DIEGO GARCIA DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

Paul Caboche at Port ‘T’. During the 1939/1945 war,  Paul Caboche was posted as a Royal Navy Wireless Operator at Diego Garcia in charge of a Secret Wireless Radio Station.  He stayed there for nearly two and a half years.  … Continue reading

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