54818 - The notion of secession

N. Lygeros
Translated from the Greek by Athina Kehagias

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When we study the historical data, we observe that the notion of secession functions at many levels.

That is obvious in a clear fashion during the American Civil War, where there was a need for a war to take place from 1860 to 1865, in order for the revolution to occur, where the tail phenomenon that existed lasted an eon.
Because it concerned the states themselves and not some external factor.

There is the Montenegro case as well, which initially belonged to Yugoslavia, then on to the federation of Serbia-Montenegro, which functioned as the successor state, and then it held a referendum regarding its secession, up until its independence.
This situation however is different because the Yugoslav Union had collapsed.

However though, we have yet another even more complicated situation, where secession is a demand which derives from ideology, and not from the inhabitants of the region, because this ideology functions with hostility toward the undivided entity, and simply wants to devitalize it.
In that case, we have an example of a violation of human rights, and their protection ought to occur, in order for the course of barbarism to be stopped

Consequently, secession as a notion constitutes a multiplicity