What is forced migration?

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It means exactly what it says. the Island of Diego Garcia , a British territory in the Indian ocean is an example, whose inhabitants were removed by force in the late 1960s to make way for an American naval base. Most ended up in the slums of Mauritius, and officially did not exist. The media reported that the island was uninhabited. There is a detailed account of it in John Pilger's book, "Freedom next time".

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Forced Immigration is when you are forced to immigrate for any reason. Example: You are 5 and your parents leave to the US from Mexico and you are forced to come along

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