Which Regions Are Fighting For Independence? Part 2

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With the U.S. celebrating independence, we wanted to take a look at which regions are seeking statehood. What groups want to be independent?

Learn More:
The long wait for Tibetan freedom
http://america.aljazeera.com/opinions/2014/3/tibet-exiles-chineseinlhasadalailamaaging.html
“On March 17, 1959, the Dalai Lama and his government fled Tibet into exile, after a 12-day uprising against Chinese rule in Lhasa, Tibet’s capital.”

General Assembly grants Palestine non-member observer State status at UN
http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=43640#.VZLnBBNVhBd
“The General Assembly today voted to grant Palestine non-member observer State status at the United Nations, while expressing the urgent need for the resumption of negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians leading to a permanent two-State solution.”

Ever closer to independence
http://www.economist.com/news/international/21644167-iraqs-kurds-are-independent-all-name-they-must-play-their-cards-cleverly-if-they
“They are questions that no politician can avoid in what the international lexicon calls the Kurdish Region of Iraq.”

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