Chagos Archipelago: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) passes a resolution demanding United Kingdom withdraw its administration of Chagos Islands

The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) has officially passed a resolution demanding the United Kingdom withdraw its administration of the Chagos Islands. The resolution welcomed the February 25, 2019 advisory opinion of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on the legal consequences of the separation of the Chagos Archipelago from Mauritius in 1965. It ruled ..

International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague rules that United Kingdom must transfer Chagos Islands (Diego Garcia) to Mauritius

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague ruled that the United Kingdom must transfer the Chagos Islands (Diego Garcia) to Mauritius as they were not legally separated from the latter in 1965. It has ruled that continued British occupation of the remote Indian Ocean archipelago is illegal. In a non-binding opinion issued on ..

India supports Mauritius in International Court of Justice (ICJ) on issue of de-colonisation of Chagos Archipelago

The Chagos Archipelago (or Chagos Islands) is a group of 7 atolls consists of more than 60 individual tropical islands in the Indian Ocean about 500 km south of the Maldives archipelago. The sovereignty over the Islands is disputed between Mauritius and the United Kingdom (UK). Recently, it is in news because India has supported ..

International Issues : Disputed Areas of the World Part-I

Abu Musa : Iran & UAE Aksai Chin : India & China Vozrozhdeniya Island : Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan Senkakku : Japan & China Spratly Islands : China , Malaysia , Philippines and Vietnam Bassas da India : France & Madagaskar Bakassi : Nigeria & Cameroon Chagos Archipelago Hala’ib Triangle : Sudan & Egypt Kuril Islands ..