The social history of Diego Garcia
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- US Sociologists Visit Displaced Community in
- 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.