|Part of Santiago-Mansean Conflict|
|Commanders and leaders|
Lucas de Frag
Karel Frans F.
César de Médici
|Secessionists: 12||Simulationist and allies: Unknown|
The Burgundy Vengeance (Portuguese: Vingança de Borgonha, Dutch: Operatie Bourgondië Wraak) also called Operation Burgundy Vengeance, was a defensive cybernetic operation promoted by the United Provinces of Mauritia and supported by several member states of the Conference of Santiago, against the simulationist project known as "German Empire" and its allies micronationalists and simulationists that are part of the hybrid group called Queluz Group, in the simulationist-dominated Lusophone sector.
The conflict happened in a moment when, after years without relevant political activity, the simulationists were agitated in the midst of the split in Brazilian micronationalism resulting from the Treaty of Persenburg and the creation of the secessionist-only Brazilian sector that denounced simulationism as a practice apart from micronationalism, and takes its name from the former Brazilian micronation of Burgundy, which existed as a vassal state of Mauritia until the Mauritaanse government relinquinshed participation in the simulationist policies of the Lusophone sector. The simulationist actors of the "German Empire", supported by the "proto-micronationalists" that formed the Queluz Group, supposedly secessionists (in Portuguese called "derivatistas" or derivatists) that eventually became simulationists, seized the opportunity and briefly took possession of Burgundy. Further ahead, after issuing offensive notes towards Mauritia and their allies in Brazilian sector, the website of the "German Empire" went offline, causing the simulationists and members of the Queluz Group to accuse Mauritia and the nations of the Brazilian sector of being responsible and of directing an offensive action against them.
The Mauritiaanse Government responded by calling for a defensive campaign and seeking support among the member states of the Conference of Santiago, of which Mauritia had just become a member through the Convention of Mauritsstad, and whose interests aligned with those of Mauritia against a common opponent, supported by other Conference opponents such as the Kingdom of Manso. Mauritia and allies launched an operation whose contents, despite being investigated, were never totally disclosed but they involved some public acts such as the denunciation by members of the Brazilian sector against actions by the Queluz Group identified as a cyberterrorist acts. In retaliation for the accusations of terrorism, members of the Queluz Group threatened to report officials of the Mauritiaanse Government to the Brazilian police authorities, also for cyberterrorism, but withdrew when they were unable to prove their accusations.
Nevertheless, despite some confidential measures apart of the public known events, the Burgundy Vengeance appeared to be effective, as coinciding with the Mauritiaanse Government's announcement of the creation of the Burgundy Vengeance Medal, while the simulationists relinquished their claim on Burgundy and their micronationalist allies temporarily ceased the diplomatic campaign they had been waging against the Conference of Santiago.
- ↑ The German Empire (Portuguese: Império Alemão) is a Brazilian project to simulate the real-world 1871-1918 German Empire imagined as if it existed today. The simulationist project claims the territory and counts the population of Germany as its inhabitants, without in any way influencing their territory or the lives of those they consider their citizens.
- ↑ Ágora Maurense Portaria no. 19, de 30 de maio de 2020. Published 30 May 2020. Retrieved 16 August 2022.
- ↑ Ágora Maurense Lei Nacional no. 58, de 16 de junho de 2020. Published 16 June 2020. Retrieved 16 August 2022.