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  • "On Wednesday (22 October) the Law Lords - the highest court of appeal in Britain - unexpectedly upheld the Government’s appeal against the High Court ruling that the Chagos Islanders should have the right to return home. Between 1965 and 1973, some 2,000 Chagossians were systematically deported by the British to Mauritius and the Seychelles, where they and their descendants faced discrimination and poverty."

    - Chris Brazier, 'Chagos Islanders betrayed',, 24 Oct 2008.

    October 28, 2008

  • bilby:

    typo alert - your root word appears to be misspelled in the body of your comment

    October 28, 2008

  • Thassa weird thing. When I look at this page it says 'Cagossians ere'. Typo. I go to edit it and it says 'Chagossians' in brackets followed by 'were'. I click the edit button to exit the edit box and it then displays correctly as 'Chagossians were' without me having changed anything at all.

    October 28, 2008

  • Still looks like C[agossians] ere on my screen. weird.

    October 28, 2008

  • That is weird indeed. It's not displaying correctly, though. When you click on it, it looks like this:


    October 28, 2008