separatism


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Synonyms for separatism

the policy or practice of political, legal, economic, or social discrimination, as against the members of a minority group

Synonyms for separatism

a disposition toward schism and secession from a larger group

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advocacy of a policy of strict separation of church and state

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BEIJING Wed Feb 26, 2014(Reuters) - A prominent ethnic Uighur economist is unlikely to receive a fair trial and could face the death penalty after being charged with separatism in China's far western Xinjiang region, his lawyer said on Wednesday.
President Mahinda Rajapaksa also said that the Government has adopted a new approach in defeating separatism.
The documents published over the weekend in The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age newspapers also include lists of foreigners such as lawmakers, academics, reporters and religious leaders who allegedly support Papuan separatism.
She felt that to say someone was gay or lesbian or bisexual was merely another form of separatism and [that] there was enough separatism without that," he said.
His accounts of such routinized, subtle separatism aren't about Farrakhan & Co.
Putatively porous boundaries of racial integration in opposition to rigid racial separatism.
Thousands of jobs depend on keeping Britain together and I hope working Scottish people will oppose separatism.
With considerable success, he charts how a civil rights movement stressing the content of character melded into the radical chic of black separatism and armed insurrection and how liberals prosecuted a "progressive" war on poverty at home while simultaneously waging a "reactionary" war in Vietnam.
And while bienpensant professors primly inform students that the expression "a nip in the air" is offensive to Asians, the impulse toward separatism and tribalism--"the fraying of America"--grows.
The minister stressed that aggressive separatism with terrorist actions, which began from the end of the 1980s, turned into open military aggression of Armenia against Azerbaijan after the collapse of the USSR.
Economics professor Ilham Tohti, 44, stood trial for two days last week on separatism charges in the western region of Xinjiang.
The sides have also discussed strengthening of the cooperation in the fight against terrorism, extremism, separatism, drug and weapons trafficking, as well as the implementation of the memorandum of cooperation between law enforcement agencies of the two countries.
preparing a comprehensive integrated action plan to tackle challenges of Naxalism, militancy, terrorism, and separatism which the country faces.
2 major Ukrainian steel plants urged to stage a 3 hour strike by their owner, billionaire Rinat Akhmetov, who called on them to take to streets to reject pro-Russian separatism.
Nur Bekri, chairman of the Xinjiang government, said maintaining social stability was a priority for this year, stressing that the battle against terrorism, separatism and extremism was "still chronic, complicated and severe", state news agency Xinhua said.