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1. (in British territories) the ending of the slave trade (1807) or the ending of slavery (1833): accomplished after a long campaign led by William Wilberforce
2. (in the US) the emancipation of the slaves, accomplished by the Emancipation Proclamation issued in 1863 and ratified in 1865
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11 ( ANI ): Massive protests continued in cities across Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) on Sunday over a demand to abolish the Azad Jammu and Kashmir Council headed by the Prime Minister of Pakistan.
For the past five years, Washington lawmakers have attempted to abolish the death penalty but their efforts did not go out of the committee.
Responding to a calling attention notice moved by Sheikeh Fayya-Ud- din regarding expected abolition of import duty on maize by the government, he said, 'the government is not considering to abolish import duty on maize and total production of maize was 5.
Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque on Tuesday clarified that President Rodrigo Duterte would fire commissioners of the Presidential Commission for the Urban Poor (PCUP) and not abolish the entire agency.
Duterte did not name the commission, but sources said he may abolish the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC), which has reportedly drawn his ire because of corruption issues linked to it.
The Abolish Human Trafficking Act of 2017 would strengthen and reauthorize key programs that support survivors of human trafficking and provide resources to federal, state, and local law enforcement officials on the front lines of the fight against modern-day slavery.
Khursheed Shah said that this was not the time to bring abolish Article 62,63.
In votes they barely exceeded the Abolish the Assembly Party.
NOT for a long time has there been a more disgraceful treacherous group of people in the history of Wales as some so called Welsh people who have set up the Abolish the Welsh Assembly Party.
After its inaugural exhibition in Kuwait in May 2015, Abolish 153 is hosting its second art exhibition in Dubai at JAMM gallery to raise funds for its campaign to create awareness about women's rights.
Forty artworks are being exhibited at the Abolish 153 exhibition at JAMM Art Gallery till May 8 Image Credit: Supplied Image Credit: Supplied
17 -- President Maithripala Sirisena said today that he will submit special cabinet papers on new constitution, to abolish the Executive Presidency and to bring in a new electoral system at the cabinet meeting tomorrow.