Sunday, June 11, 2017

Disputes over the British Indian Ocean Territory: June 2017 update

Disputes over the British Indian Ocean Territory: June 2017 update
Published Friday, June 9, 2017 | Commons Briefing papers SN06908
This briefing describes the main developments since mid-2013 in long-running disputes over the British Indian Ocean Territory (BIOT). In November 2016 the previous UK Government decided not to allow Chagossian resettlement. The status of the Marine Protected Area is contested.