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Ivan Sache, 14 September 1999
The Mouvement Indépendantiste Jurassien exists to advocate independence for the 6 French districts of Jura.
Pascal Prince, 22 January 2000
According to the MIJ website, the blue stripe represents the will to create an independent state from Switzerland. The addition of this stripe to the Jura cantonal flag forms a rectangular flag, distancing it from Swiss flags, which are all square. The colour blue represents:
Nasha Gagnebin, 1 March 2002