Corpus ID: 141352837

Separatism and Oppression: Comparative Analysis of Free Aceh Movement and East Turkestan Independence Movement

@inproceedings{Ruan2013SeparatismAO,
  title={Separatism and Oppression: Comparative Analysis of Free Aceh Movement and East Turkestan Independence Movement},
  author={Shujie Ruan},
  year={2013}
}
We examine the determinant of peaceful settlement between central governments and secessionist groups in the context of the Third World. There is a heated debate regarding the root cause of ethnic separatism movements. There is also fundamental disagreement among scholars regarding the role played by territorial autonomy in resolving ethnic separatist movements; some believe that the system of autonomy per se is the source of separatist rebellion, while some insist that autonomy agreements are… Expand