Tag: Chagos Islands

Stopping at Diego Garcia Raises Questions for Germany

Stopping at Diego Garcia Raises Questions for Germany

The frigate Bayernset sail for the Indo-Pacific at the beginning of August, as a German contribution to upholding the "rules-based international order." Germany increasingly views the rules-based international order as under threat, not least through China's vast territorial claims, including...

When Islanders Are Robbed of Their Homeland

When Islanders Are Robbed of Their Homeland

In May 2019, the United Nations General Assembly passed a resolution calling on Britain to return the Chagos Archipelago, a cluster of islands in the middle of the Indian Ocean, to Mauritius, an island nation off the southeast coast of Africa. The resolution endorsed an International Court of...

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