Last year I wrote about one of the worst cases of forced repatriation in British history.Further reading.
Two thousand people were scared into fleeing their island paradise after their dogs were rounded up and gassed to death.
The Chagos Islands were leased to the US for 50 years by the Harold Wilson government as part of a squalid deal on nuclear weapons. The islanders were made to flee because the US wanted to turn one of the islands, Diego Garcia, into an American military base.
70th Anniversary of the U.S. assault on the Kerama Islands • Remembering the Kerama victims of Japanese military forced group suicide - *Memorial service at Zemami this morning. (Photo: Ryukyu Shimpo)* Today is the 70th anniversary of the U.S. assault on the Kerama Islands. This was the fi...
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