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Scotland Likely to Hold a Vote on Independence From Britain
World  (tags: world, europe, politics, news, UK, Scotland, England, independence, government, iran, interesting )

- 2417 days ago -
Nationalists have been dreaming of divorce for years, but many Scots want to stay part of the United Kingdom. A referendum could be held in 2014.
Western Sahara: 'We Only Want Our Country'
World  (tags: world, africa, freedoms, government, conflict, Western Sahara, colnization, independence, sovereignty, politics, interesting, violence, news, humanrights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

- 2741 days ago -
Repression in the Moroccan-occupied territories continues. On November 8, Moroccan forces violently attacked non-violent protesters camped at Gdeim Izik, outside the capital El Aaiun.
'Boycott Israel' Campaign Starts to Bite
World  (tags: Israel, Palestine, HumanRights, freedom, independence, democracy, peace, conflict, GoodNews, israel, palestine, boycott, boycotts, sanctions, divestment, BDS )

- 3476 days ago -
The BDS movement against Israel is showing results, & if the momentum is maintained & strengthened, Israeli businesses may move their headquarters away from Israel, or put pressure on the Israeli govt to respect international law & end the occupation.
Tibetans Back Dalai Lama on China - Tibet/China
World  (tags: tibet, china, autonomy, independence, dalai lama, india, meeting )

- 3591 days ago -
Tibetan exiles meeting in India have agreed to back the Dalai Lama's policy of seeking autonomy, rather than full independence, from China. But the decision to support the Tibetan spiritual leader's approach to continue talks with Beijing was viewed as co
Free Tibet. And What About Kashmir?
World  (tags: Tibet, China India, Kashmir, Independence, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

- 3812 days ago -
(The Times of India) Violent protests in Tibet and a subsequent crackdown by the Beijing government have created a worldwide outpouring of sympathy for the Tibetan cause...
China Vows to Crush Tibet's Independence Movement
World  (tags: tibet, independence, china, rights, movement, government, nicoleterrycreates, humans, politics, olympics, nicole terry, ethics, news, violence )

- 3837 days ago -
"A commentary in the "People's Daily" Saturday accuses the Dalai Lama of plotting recent anti-government protests in Tibet in hopes of undermining the upcoming Beijing Olympics and splitting Tibet from China."
Our Struggle Will Go on, Despite the Crackdown
World  (tags: china, tibet, tibetans, uprising, independence, struggle, human rights, freedoms, civil liberties )

- 3842 days ago -
"The riots can be seen in the light of a quiet child finally fighting back against the playground bully." -Tsering Topgyal
ON THIS DAY - 1965: Countdown to Gambian Independence
World  (tags: britain, gambia, africa, independence, 1965, on this day )

- 3870 days ago -
The Duke and Duchess of Kent have celebrated the end of 300 years of colonial rule in Gambia with 35 chiefs. At midnight Gambia will become the smallest - and 37th - sovereign state in Africa and the last of Britain's West African colonies to gain indepen
ON THIS DAY - 1950: India Becomes a Republic
World  (tags: india, independence, britain, republic, on this day, 1959 )

- 3893 days ago -
The independent republic of India is officially born today, after nearly 100 years of British rule. A public holiday has been declared throughout the country, and millions of people have been celebrating with processions and ceremonies to hoist the new

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