"Scotland needs independence and the freedom to pursue an ethical foreign policy in the world – one which advances the cause of peace and justice, not war and occupation."
Once said Alex Salmond.
Will this proposed visit advance the cause of “peace and justice, not war and occupation”?
So far, the Tibetan authorities in exile have asked visitors to go to China but to raise human rights concerns when they get there.
I actually can’t find anything confirming that statement, but if it’s true I’d guess that “so far" would predate last week’s atrocities.
Last night, a spokesman for Ms Hyslop said that the Scottish Government would listen to the views of the Tibetan government in exile before taking a final decision.
They should not only "listen" to those views, but they should be made public and followed to the letter by Ms Hyslop.