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Month: September 2018

International Court of Justice hearings commence in Chagos Archipelago advisory opinion

The International Court of Justice is holding hearings this week on an advisory opinion request from the UN General Assembly: Legal consequences of the separation of the Chagos Archipelago from Mauritius in 1965.  The Chagos Archipelago was detached from Mauritius by the UK in 1965, when Mauritius was a UK colony, three years before it gained independence […]