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  Morocco (02/07)
A manifesto of the Istiqlal (Independence) Party in 1944 was one of the earliest public demands for independence.
Morocco's claim to sovereignty over the Western Sahara is based largely on a historical argument of traditional loyalty of the Sahrawi tribal leaders to the Moroccan sultan as spiritual leader and ruler.
The parties were able to set aside some of their differences when, in August 2004, U.S. Senator Richard Lugar led a mission to the region that resulted in the release of 404 Moroccan prisoners of war who had long been held by the Polisario.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/bgn/5431.htm   (4067 words)

  Western Independence Party - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Western Independence Party (WIP) is a Canadian political party that advocates the separation from Canada of the provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Newfoundland as well as the Yukon and Northwest Territories to form a new country.
The WIP was formed because the group had grown dissatisfied with the direction of another western separatist party, the federal Western Canada Concept (WCC), lead by Lawyer Douglas Christie of Victoria, B.C. At the party's founding convention in October 1987 in Edmonton, Dr, Fred Marshall was elected interim leader.
Party policy was adopted at the founding convention and was expanded at a policy convention in Saskatoon in April 1988.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Western_Independence_Party   (689 words)

 Western Independence Party of Saskatchewan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Western Independence Party of Saskatchewan is a provincial political party in Saskatchewan, Canada.
It is a branch of the federal Western Independence Party.
The party was formed on July 12, 2003, and nominated 17 candidates in the November 5, 2003 provincial election.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Western_Independence_Party_of_Saskatchewan   (198 words)

 Elections BC - Electoral History of British Columbia 1871-1986 Part One Parties and Elections 1903-1986
Independent may also be part of the name of a political party.
The appearance of an Independent Conservative in the 1949 election, after the name of the party was changed, is probably due to the party's participation in the Coalition government.
Not to be confused with Independent Labour Party.
www.elections.bc.ca /elections/electoral_history/part1-4.html   (1508 words)

 Elections Saskatchewan: Electoral Process   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
To be eligible for reimbursement, a registered political party must have endorsed candidates who, in the aggregate, have received not less than fifteen (15) percent of all valid votes cast in the election and whose chief official agent has completed and submitted an audited election expenses return.
The auditor's duties extend to thorough examination of the accounting records of a party or of a candidate permitting him or her to reach an opinion as to whether the return examined presents fairly the transactions contained in the accounting records on which the return is based.
The business manager of an independent candidate is eligible to issue tax receipts on behalf of the independent candidate if the validity of the candidate's nomination has been certified by the constituency returning officer.
www.elections.sk.ca /electoralprocess.php   (3077 words)

 Alaskan Independence Party   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Although the origins of the Alaskan Independence Party, or AIP, date back to the early 1970s, it wasn't until 1984 that it became an "officially recognized" party by the State of Alaska.
Among the issues advocated by the party: the direct popular election of the state attorney general and all judges, the right to keep and bear arms, the privatization of government services, the right to home schooling by parents, and a constitutional amendment to ban property taxes.
In 1990, he left the Republican Party seven weeks before the election and ran for governor as a candidate of the Alaskan Independence Party (AIP), carrying the three-way race with 38.9% of the vote.
www.akip.org /intro.html   (1675 words)

 Separatist, Independence, and Decentralization Movements
Scottish National Party — Their current program is directed at independence within the European Union, which leaves many questions about what the relationship with England would be, but their support is growing, and the recently elected Labour government has promised the Scottish Parliament greater autonomy.
Declaration of Independence of the Sikh Homeland — Historical background and grievances of the Sikh population.
Independence is not necessary, and distracts from the cause of constitutional compliance.
www.constitution.org /cs_separ.htm   (2797 words)

 Independence (from Nigeria) --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
Prior to independence Nigeria had been divided into three regions in an attempt to address the differences between regions while maintaining equal treatment for all Nigerians.
Western education, which would eventually produce government leaders, had not penetrated very deeply into the region.
Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence, which was approved by the Continental Congress and singed on July 4.
www.britannica.com /ebi/article-229723   (1301 words)

 UK Independence Party   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Founded in 1993, the party has gained support from the across the 'Big 3' parties - Labour, Liberal Democrats and Conservatives - to the point where it is now the nation's 4th largest and fastest growing political party with over 20,000 members.
At the last Euro elections in 1999 the party gained three Members of the European Parliament, and since then they have been at the forefront of the fight to bring the truth about the European Union to the attention of the British electorate.
A vote for the UK Independence Party is a vote to stop this, to bring it to a halt.
www.independenceuk.org.uk /abc_news/gen12.php?t=1&id=756   (986 words)

 List of All Canada Political Parties
Western Independence Party The Western Independence Party is a Canadian political party that advocates the separation from Canada of the provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba to form a new country.
Western Canada Concept The Western Canada Concept was a Canadian political party founded in 1980 to promote the separation of the provinces of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia and the Yukon and Northwest Territories from Canada as an independent nation.
Parti citron The Parti Citron or Lemon Party is a joke party started in Quebec in the 1990s in the tradition of the Rhinoceros Party of Canada and is headed by Pope Terence the First.
www.seaiba.com /PoliticalParties.htm   (2247 words)

 090602   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
In hind-sight, it’s obvious that western Canadians boarded the wrong bus when they chose to back the Reform Party of Canada in 1988 over the Western Independence Party.
If the P.C. Party ceased to exist tomorrow, all their existing support would go to the liberals with the exception of leadership hopeful David Orchard who would go back to his neo-fascist, NDP roots.
The western Canadian desires that initiated the Reform Party in the first place are unattainable and most every Alliance politician knows it.
www.albertarepublicans.org /090602.htm   (1152 words)

 F.C. Marshall Fonds Finding Aid
The majority of the records chart Dr. Marshall's involvement in the development of the party from Gordon Kesler's surprise win in the Olds-Didsbury provincial by-election through Dr. Marshall's bid for leadership of the party and other provincial and federal campaigns to its eventual splintering into the Western Independence Party.
The Sub-series consists of correspondence on the drafting of the constitution and bylaws, policy statements, the Western Declaration for Independence, a history of the Western Independence Party and the incorporation documents for the Western Independence Association.
These organizations were either interested in the independence of the West, or in issues of interest to Western parties such as the preservation of the English language in Canada.
www.ucalgary.ca /uofc/departments/UARC/fcMarshallAid.html   (3208 words)

 Independence supporters mark anniversary of leader's slaying - Boston.com
Thousands of Puerto Ricans on Saturday lashed out at the United States during an observance of the territory's first call for independence, calling FBI agents "killers" in the shooting death of an independence leader on the same date a year ago.
We won't surrender," Rosa Meneses, president of the Nationalist Party of Puerto Rico, told supporters massed in Revolution Plaza, in the western mountain town of Lares.
The annual Grito de Lares event is held on Sept. 23 when Puerto Ricans rebelled to demand independence from Spain in 1868.
www.boston.com /news/local/connecticut/articles/2006/09/23/independence_supporters_mark_anniversary_of_leaders_slaying?rss_id=Boston.com+%2F+News   (578 words)

 Oct19   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
It was the Western Independence Party (WIP) and it's leader was Dr. Frederick Marshall of Edmonton.
The WIP held all the same principles but believed that the Canadian political system was so fundamentally flawed that such changes within Canada would be impossible to achieve.
And now Steven Harper has handed his western party and all of western Canada's political desires back into the hands of his Ontarian masters.
www.albertarepublicans.org /oct19.htm   (727 words)

 To those who wanted to be kept informed.
The original group that founded this party had also suffered those same disappointments, and a decision was made early on to state the party's aims and then make it difficult, if not impossible, for "late joining members" to use their vote to steer the party in another direction.
(1) The primary purpose of the Western Independence Party of BC is to
WESTERN INDEPENDENCE PARTY OF B.C. The Western Independence Party of B.C. is in favor of :-
www.republicofalberta.com /WIPBC.htm   (7577 words)

 News Copy, New York: Independence Party   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
We want to thank the Independence Party for confirming that portions of New York's political establishment have in fact been consumed by pod people, their minds taken over by a swingers' cult.
All this means that the presence of a third party candidate on the Independence Party line is now possible, in addition to a multitude of court cases in the spring and summer diminishing the influence of this party.
Still ruling varying downstate committees by unofficial proxy, Lenora Fulani's control of the Independence Party was drastically reduced as State Independence Party leaders on Saturday voting to invalidate three New York City county committees she allegedly controls.
www.newscopy.org /independence_party   (6032 words)

 Articles - List of political parties in Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
In contrast with the political party systems of many nations, Canadian parties at the federal level are often only loosely connected with parties at the provincial level, despite having similar names.
The below political parties are believed to posess an extant national organization of some extent and have indicated they plan to gather signatures for the purposes of registration.
From approximately 1898 to 1905, political parties were active, however, legislative government was eliminated when the provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan were created out of the heavily populated area of NWT.
www.healwater.com /articles/Political_parties_of_Canada   (857 words)

During an open mike session Westerners cheered the young executive and applauded their courage in acting as a focal point for a movement that seems to have sprouted wings on its own.
Party president, Valerie Clark stated that although she was a proud Canadian and did not want to see the country divided that whether she liked it or not, in reality, independence was the only way to solve the problems that federalism posed for Albertans.
Party members agreed that individual and Albertan Independence must be the goal and that if necessary secession would be the means used to achieve that.
www.quebecoislibre.org /010203-5.htm   (794 words)

 What is the United Kingdom Independence Party?
It adopted the pound sign as its party symbol to emphasise its hostility to the euro, which is viewed by Washington as the only potential challenger to the supremacy of the dollar.
But a hard-line Thatcherite party is precisely what UKIP is. It has become a means through which a political regroupment has taken place between die-hard Thatcherites and a layer of the far right that previously gravitated around more or less openly fascist formations.
UKIP was founded at the London School of Economics in 1993 by Dr Alan Sked, formerly a member of the Anti-Federalist League and the “Brugge Group”, which regarded the decision of Thatcher’s successor, John Major, to sign up to the Maastricht Treaty in 1992 as a betrayal of her legacy.
www.wsws.org /articles/2004/jun2004/ukip-j23.shtml   (1969 words)

 UK Independence Party
The UK Independence Party is Britain's only mainstream, democratic party committed to withdrawing the United Kingdom from the European Union and replacing membership by a free-trade agreement.
Yet the major parties want to press ahead with a single currency and political union -- this despite the record bankruptcies, unemployment, home-repossessions, deficits and tax increases caused by only two years' membership of the ERM in 1990-92.
While the other political parties squabble over each other's plans for finding a few billion for votecatching expenditure, the UKIP will be able to afford to take a longer view of our economic future, both in reducing unemployment and in setting our public finances on a sounder footing.
www.psr.keele.ac.uk /area/uk/man/ukip97.htm   (11381 words)

 LIPS: Independence Party Status - Imran Anwar
Other parties will also be invited to explore this avenue to brief the public on their activities and plans.
Over the past several days, I have received a number of requests from Independence Party members across the state to explain what has been going on in recent weeks within the party in Suffolk County.
Frank has always assured party members that he supports local control and that the bylaws were written to make the process accessible to all.
www.imran.com /ny/li/lips/independence/lips_indparty99.html   (805 words)

 F.C. Marshall Fonds - UARC 2001.054
Marshall began his involvement with the western independence movement in 1981 and later ran for the leadership of the Western Canada Concept Party in July 1984.
Marshall later ran as a candidate in three Alberta provincial by-elections and in July 1987 he ran as an independent candidate in the federal by-election in the Yukon.
At the founding convention of the party in Edmonton in October 1987, Dr. Marshall was elected interim leader.
www.ucalgary.ca /archives/fcMarshall.html   (684 words)

 The Southern Independence Party Of Texas
The First Continental Congress, convening in Philadelphia on September 5, 1774, was made up of delegates largely unacquainted with the representatives of colonies other than their own, and most of the advance planning among the colonies had been by correspondence.
While it is possible to have our own rules of conduct for such deliberations, it defies the logic and the experience of the history of the formation of our country and requires the re-invention of the wheel so to speak.
All logos and graphics are property of Southern Independence Party of Texas.
www.sipoftexas.org /roberts.php   (1121 words)

 Party Theme Shop: Ideas, Decorations, Supplies, Games for Parties
With the abundance of birthday party theme ideas, there is no limit to what you can pick for your celebration.
If you are throwing a kids theme party or an adult theme party, consider what kind of person they are and the kinds of things that they like and match the party theme to the party supplies.
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 Fulani Loses Control of Independence Party - September 19, 2005 - The New York Sun
ALBANY - The strange drama of Lenora Fulani took another downward twist yesterday at a Best Western motel outside of Albany, as she was kicked off the executive committee of the Independence Party.
It has attracted voters alienated from both major parties with a core message of electoral reform, and in the process has proved a valuable vote deliverer, as figures such as Senator Schumer and Governor Pataki sought to run on its line.
The pony-tailed party chairman, Frank MacKay, soon began to hear from upstate leaders dissatisfied with the baggage of Fulani scandals and the negative impact it was having on the party's identity.
www.nysun.com /article/20213   (518 words)

 Alberta Separtists support Saskatchewan Separtists
feels the Western Independence Party is a positive force for achieving economic and democratic reform for the people of Saskatchewan.
Alienation runs so deep in the Western part of Canada that unless there are some serious changes in the near future Canada's breakup is inevitable.
I agree Western Canadian Independence would be great, however I fear that there would far too many problems agreeing upon a Constitution and I believe this would again create division.
www.unitednorthamerica.org /phpBB2/post-6245.html   (5426 words)

 LUFA - Petition to oust the RCMP
The Western Independence Party of Saskatchewan has got its signatures & is now an official party in the province of SK.
but no matter what happens with these two parties, separation of both or either province from this socialistic dictatorship called canada is going to take a considerable amount of time.
If a province really wants to have more independence from ottawa, weather its in the form of all out seperation or just the firewall concept, a necessary starting point is getting rid of all federal authority, & of course that includes the RCMP.
www.lufa.ca /forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=713   (584 words)

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