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Falklands Committee on the 40th anniversary of the Liberation of the Islands

Thursday, September 24th 2020 - 09:05 UTC
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The Falkland Islands Government is pleased to announce the establishment of a Committee for the 40th Anniversary of the Liberation of the Falkland Islands. Chaired by former MLA Phyl Rendell, the Committee will be responsible for agreeing the framework for what will be a year-long programme of celebration and commemoration in 2022. The Committee will ensure that events and activities are coordinated and that everyone across the Falkland Islands – as well as friends overseas – can contribute. Read full article


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  • Roger Lorton

    How to commemorate? Loudly, will do ;-)

    Sep 24th, 2020 - 10:59 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Dirk Dikkler

    Here`s hoping it will be a Great Day for the Islanders.

    Sep 25th, 2020 - 03:25 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Malvinense 1833

    The islands were not liberated they are a British colony.

    Sep 25th, 2020 - 03:44 pm - Link - Report abuse -5
  • Judge Jose

    They are a self governing overseas territory not a colony.

    Sep 25th, 2020 - 04:16 pm - Link - Report abuse +2
  • Terence Hill

    With the completion of the Referendum UK has for filled all it's legal obligations under the Charter, as the Islands are now “decolonized”. It's therefore irrelevant who doesn't accept the affirmation of international law, as it is not the UK's problem, as there is no legal power on earth to compel them to do anything else. “UN Charter; DECLARATION REGARDING NON-SELF-GOVERNING TERRITORIES; Article 73; Members of the United Nations which have or assume responsibilities for ..peoples have not yet attained ..of self-government recognize the principle that the interests of the inhabitants of these territories are paramount, ..b. to develop self-government, ...”

    Sep 25th, 2020 - 09:00 pm - Link - Report abuse +2

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