Questions tagged [secession]

A region separating (seceding) from a country to form its own country. Not to be confused with succession.

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Can Catalonia enter the EU after its independence from Spain?

Catalonia is a region of Spain with a big part of the population that wants to be independent from Spain and form its own nation I know that if that happens, at the beginning Catalonia as a nation ...
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Are there secessionist movements in regions which lack a distinct language or dialect?

Looking at the list of separatist movements it seems that all of them are focused around a region which has its own language/dialect and an associated culture. But are there any active secessionist ...
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United Nations : Right to Self Determination and Secession working groups?

Article 1, paragraph 2 of the United Nations charter allows for the right of self-determination. To develop friendly relations among nations based on respect for the principle of equal rights ...