Day: 23 June 2017

UN General Assembly votes for ICJ advisory opinion on Chagos

In a historic decision, the UN General Assembly has voted, by 94 to 15, to ask the International Court of Justice for an advisory opinion on the Chagos Archipelago. The Chagos Archipelago was excised from the territory of Mauritius by the UK in 1965, including the expulsion of its residents, before Mauritius gained its independence […]