Diego Garcia Military Base: Islanders Forcibly Deported

In order to convert the sleepy, Indian Ocean island of Diego Garcia into a dominating military base, the U.S. forcibly transported its 2,000 Chagossian inhabitants into exile and gassed their dogs. By banning journalists from the area, the U.S. Navy was able to perpetrate this with virtually no press coverage, says David Vine, an assistant … Continue reading Diego Garcia Military Base: Islanders Forcibly Deported