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William Hague should say sorry to the Chagos Islanders and restore the right of return, Notebook

William Hague should say sorry to the Chagos Islanders and restore the right of return

Yesterday, there was huge disappointment amongst Chagossian communities in Port Louis, Mahe, Crawley, Manchester, Geneva and Montréal. A seven-judge chamber of the European Court of Human Rights decided by majority that the case regarding the right of return of the exiled islanders was inadmissible.

By | Notebook, Opinion | Friday, 21 December 2012 at 2:53 pm

The European Court of Human Rights urgently needs to decide on the Chagossians’ right to return, Notebook

The European Court of Human Rights urgently needs to decide on the Chagossians’ right to return

Yesterday, Chagos Islanders in Mauritius, Seychelles and the UK learned that one of the stalwarts of the struggle for the right of return to their homeland, Charlesia Alexis, had died in Crawley.

By | Notebook, Opinion | Monday, 17 December 2012 at 1:58 pm

Could ‘Gangnam style’ be a game-changer for the international music scene?, Arts

Could ‘Gangnam style’ be a game-changer for the international music scene?

I have tried to ignore it, but Gangnam Style by pop sensation Psy, seems to be playing everywhere. Now record executives from Universal Music Group, Psy’s record company, are talking up the prospects of other South Korean artists. The calculation is that K-pop artists could have be an international rather than just a regional success story.

By | Arts, Music | Tuesday, 13 November 2012 at 3:23 pm

Top of the posts: Creationism, Madonna and one big Olympic tax break for sponsors, Notebook

Top of the posts: Creationism, Madonna and one big Olympic tax break for sponsors

The most read blogs from the past week.

By | Notebook | Friday, 20 July 2012 at 3:31 pm

Sex, chaos and law in Mauritius, Notebook

Sex, chaos and law in Mauritius

Last week, UK and Irish journalists were taken aback at events both inside and outside the Supreme Court in the Mauritian capital Port Louis at the trial of Avinash Treebhoowun, 30, and Sandip Moonea, 42, who are accused of the premeditated murder of Northern Irish honeymooner Michaela McAreavey.

By | Notebook, Opinion | Monday, 28 May 2012 at 11:36 am

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