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separatist

, separationist
a. a person who advocates or practises secession from an organization or group
b. (as modifier): a separatist movement
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Speaking to ANI, Khan said, "Pakistan used the skeleton of Article 370 to create and promote separatism. They used it to promote terrorism.
Modi in his speech alleged that Pakistan encouraged 'terrorism and separatism' in occupied Kashmir.
"The sides underlined importance of comprehensive implementation of the SCO cooperation program in fight against terrorism, extremism and separatism for 2019-2021, entry of the SCO convention on counteraction to extremism in force," he said.
During the speech, it was also noted that the priority areas of cooperation within the framework of the SCO remains the fight against the three evil forces: terrorism, separatism and extremism.
However, after realizing that there was an "overlap between white nationalism and white separatism and white supremacy," the company had decided to revise the policy against hate speech.
Facebook said that conversations with academics and "members of civil society" in recent months led it to view white nationalism and separatism as linked to organized hate groups.
The social network said Wednesday that it didn't apply the ban previously to expressions of white nationalism because it linked such expressions with broader concepts of nationalism and separatism -- such as American pride or Basque separatism (which are still allowed).
"From the first days of the conflict that is lasting for 30 years, Armenia, while still in the Soviet Union, started to openly put forward territorial claims to the Nagorno-Karabakh Autonomous Region of Azerbaijan and to actively support separatism accompanied by violence and terror against the local Azerbaijani population," reads the appeal.
"Terrorism, separatism and extremism have in recent years affected different parts of the world, specially the regions around us, including the Central Asia and West Asia," President Rouhani said, addressing the SCO summit in China.
In a letter to the OHR, the OSCE, the EU Delegation to BiH and the ambassadors of the members states of the Peace Implementation Council in BiH, he requested that they prevent, as he said, an antidemocratic separatism by the Government of RS in the implementation of the process of accreditation of higher education institutions and study programs in BiH.
Besides continuously fighting against 'three evil forces' of terrorism, extremism and separatism, the SCO members have been cooperating in terms of drug control, cracking down on cross-border crime, safeguarding information security and enhancing border controls, according to Liao.
RATS provides for promoting cooperation among member states against terrorism, separatism and extremism.