The social history of Diego Garcia

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US Sociologists Visit Displaced Community in Mauritius
Panafrican News Agency (Dakar), 13 March 2001. The Chagossians are demanding two million US dollars in compensation from the US government for their displacement. The US Sociologists were in Mauritius to assess the living conditions of the Chagossian people. The government does not admit that it has caused wrong to the people. Shocking living conditions.
US and British genocidal acts to make room for a military airbase
By John Pilger, The Guardian, Saturday 2 October 2004. Almost 1,000 pets were rounded up and gassed, using the exhaust fumes from American military vehicles. The islanders took this as a warning; and the remaining population were loaded on to ships, allowed to take only one suitcase.