|NOUN || abolition | - |
|SYNO ||abolishment | abolition|
NOUN article.ind sg | pl
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- Kaepernick supports the abolition of police and prisons.
- The abolition of slavery occurred at different times in different countries.
- After the abolition of the slave trade in the British Empire, slavery remained in European colonies.
- In 2009, he received the Abolition Award from Death Penalty Focus. He gave a TedX talk about abolition in 2016.
- The Australian Labor Party has stated that "We know the HR Nicholls society supports the abolition of awards, supports the abolition of the minimum wage, supports the abolition of the independent umpire, the Industrial Relations Commission".
- While police resentment and calls for abolition of the police have existed in the United States for over a century, police abolition became more popular in 2014 following the killing of Michael Brown and the Ferguson unrest, with national attention being drawn to issues surrounding policing.
- While the abolition of the GLC was highly controversial, the abolition of the MCCs was much less so.
- 2007 witnessed major exhibitions in British museums and galleries to mark the anniversary of the 1807 abolition act – 1807 Commemorated 2008 marked the 201st anniversary of the Abolition of the Slave Trade in the British Empire.
- Disepistomology is an abolition theory created by Ben-Moshe that sees abolition as not a goal but a radical epistemological process.
- 8 to Abolition is a police and prison abolition resource created during the Black Lives Matter protests of 2020 following the murder of George Floyd.
- Law-enforcement abolition movements in Europe were most notable in the 1970s as the prison abolition movement, but the police abolition movement did not see similar levels of popularity.
- The Jagir of Arnee was abolished under sections 41 (1) and 50 (7) of the Madras Estates (Abolition and Conversion into Ryotwari) Act, 1948 (as a result of the Zamindar Abolition Bill in 1948).
- 8 to Abolition, a campaign for the abolition of prisons and police, was created as a direct criticism and response to 8 Can't Wait.
- He demanded abolition of the death penalty, abolition of the hereditary peerage, abolition of the slave trade and freedom of slaves, free education and the abandonment of Algeria.
- Manuel Querino was active in politics as a labor leader, city councillor and abolitionist, publishing articles favoring the abolition of slavery and joining the Bahian Abolition Society.
- Two outstanding decrees for abolition were produced during the 19th century, including the Abolition Bill passed by the British Parliament in August 1833 and the French decree signed by the Provisional Government in April 1848.
- According to a study by Cornell Law School, one of the key factors leading to the abolition was a 15-year period of monitored experimental abolition, which involved a moratorium on executions for common law offenses, during which crime rates remained stable, reassured the public and paved the way for abolition for ordinary crimes in 1946.
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