- Regular readers will be familiar with the plight of the Chagossian people, forcibly removed from their island homes to make way for a US military base. Clement Siatous was one of those displaced and now lives on the outskirts of Port Louis, Mauritius. Horrified by the British policy (now abandoned) of pretending that there had never been a settled population on the islands, Siatous started painting. He is recording his own memories of life in the Archipelago prior to his forced exile and hopes to complete forty paitings which are to be sold to raise money for Chagossian children growing up in poverty. An assortment of his work can be now be viewed here.
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