International Court of Justice

Shock "advice" by International Court of Justice on another forgotten African colony

It must be a long time since the UK had such a telling off from an international court. The “advisory” (link to PDF) from the International Court of Justice pulled no punches and some of the documents related to the colonial-style acquiring of the Chagos islands, discussed by the court, must have been highly embarrassing to the UK when they were first made public.

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