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The United Kingdom and the Chagos Islands

15 March 2021

Professor Philippe Sands (UCL Laws) discusses his work on a legal case regarding the expulsion of the Chagossians from the Chagos islands by the UK between 1967 and 1973 to make way for a military base, with the UN ruling that they must be allowed to return.

Listen: BBC World Service’s ‘Weekend’ (from 5 mins 9 secs)