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India’s testimony helps Chagos Islands case at UN

2019-03-29T07:29:42+00:00March 25th, 2019|2019, Global Edition – March 2019|

The Indian government had taken a decisive stand in favour of Mauritius in the International Court of Justice (ICJ) at The Hague, reflecting strong regional leadership. The United Nations’ International Court of Justice (ICJ) recently dismissed the UK’s right to govern the Chagos Islands in the Indian Ocean and called on the government to withdraw from the archipelago. Mauritius had filed a claim in the ICJ demanding its right over the islands, an assertion which was backed by India during the legal [...]