Djibouti, a small country nestled between Eritrea and Somalia on the horn of Africa, was granted independence from France on this day (June 27, 1977). I wonder, however, if the people of Djibouti would have been better off if their country had instead become an overseas region of France, like the island of Martinique. See, for example, this recent human rights report via reliefweb.
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