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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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"After opening of the Embassy and abolishment of visa requirements by Kyrgyzstan, only 250 tourists visited your country.
"The abolishment of political sectarianism is present in the Constitution's introduction and this new pact necessitates a step by step plan; thus my call to form a committee tasked with the issue was not an option which the speaker can take or reject," Berri said during a news conference at the Parliament headquarters in downtown Beirut's Nijmeh Square.
Special spousal deductions, which allow deductions of up to 380,000 yen depending on the income of the spouse, are being targeted for possible abolishment as part of efforts to secure revenue.
Regular Second Link user, Mohd Ridzwan Mustapa, said the abolishment of the RM1.10 toll for a single journey for motorcyclists is a boon to Malaysians working in Singapore.
The ministry did not give any opinions on the abolishment of the law that punishes conscientious objectors who refuse to serve in the military on religious grounds.
PESHAWAR -- Leaders of All Fata Political Alliance rebuffed the Fata reforms committee earlier formed by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and asked federal government to announce abolishment of Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR) and merge Fata with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
The Parliament of Kyrgyzstan on January 23 approved the draft law suggesting abolishment of statutes of limitation for treason, corruption and abuse of power in the second reading on January 23.
Talking to media at Lahore Airport's departure lounge, he said Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) wants the abolishment of the outdated and rotting system from the country; this is why, Tahirul Qadri and Altaf Hussain are in unison.
LAHORE -- Punjab Chief Minister, Shahbaz Sharif has announced immediate abolishment of Parchi System (receipt system) at taxi and rickshaw stands throughout Lahore.
NNA - The Italian Ambassador Giuseppe Morabito saluted Thursday Lebanese youth demanding for the abolishment of confessional regime in Lebanon, considering such demand a brave forward shift already been initiated by Imam Moussa Sadr.
Summary: <p>The Justice Ministry has launched a nationwide campaign this week to rally public support for seven draft amendments that are awaiting Cabinet approval, among them the controversial abolishment of the country's death penalty.AaJustice Minister Ibrahim Najjar told The Daily Star that the amendments have been presented to the Cabinet.