Chagos Islands

UK firm on Chagos Islands claim after Mauritius plants flag

UK firm on Chagos Islands claim after Mauritius plants flag

  • Officials planted the red, blue, yellow and green flag of Mauritius on the Peros Banhos atoll in the Chagos Islands
  • Britain evicted about 2,000 residents in the 1960s and 70s so the US military could build an air base on Diego Garcia
By AP ·