UK: Chagos Islands descendants seek citizenship

Descendants of people from the Chagos Islands hope a proposed new law can grant them British citizenship.

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    The government of the UK has recently apologised for the way many elderly people from the Caribbean were threatened with deportation and denied public services.

    The so-called Windrush scandal opened up a debate about Britain's relationship with its former colonies.

    Now the descendants of people from the Chagos Islands hope a proposed new law can grant them British citizenship.

     

    Al Jazeera's Nadim Baba reports.


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