Exiled Chagos islanders go to top UK court in bid to go home

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Louis Olivier Bancoult, leader of the Chagos Refugee Group, arrives at the Supreme Court in London, Monday June 22, 2015, as former residents of the Chagos Islands, in the Indian Ocean, are challenging a decision made six years ago by the House of Lords which dashed their hopes of returning home to their native islands. Families were forced to leave the islands in the 1960's and 1970's to make way for a United States Air Force base on the largest island, Diego Garcia. (Jonathan Brady/PA via AP) UNITED KINGDOM OUT NO SALES NO ARCHIVE

LONDON (AP) — Indian Ocean islanders who were forced into exile to make way for a key U.S. military base are appealing to Britain’s top court in their long-running campaign to return home.

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