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  1. JoanOfArc007

    Italy and the Abolishment of slavery in Ethiopia

    Italy invaded Ethiopia in October 1935 and issued two laws in October 1935 and in April 1936 emancipating slaves in the country (Encyclopaedia Aethiopica, p. 681). According to Italy’s accounts, during its brief occupation of Ethiopia, it freed 420,000 slaves. After Italy’s defeat in...
  2. Fantomas

    Nobel peace prize 2017: International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons wins award

    “For the last 72 years, survivors of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki have bravely shared their horrific experience to raise public awareness about the catastrophic humanitarian consequences of nuclear weapons and the urgent need to abolish them to ensure nobody ever has to endure...
  3. LatinoEuropa

    Which was the first country to abolish the death penalty

    The death penalty in Portugal was abolished in 1867 and it was the third country
  4. Sobo

    Austrian foreign minister: close down med / abolish geneva convention nonsense...

    I fully agree with the new plan from Sebastian Kurz regarding the mediterranean route. He closed down the Balkan this spring and i´m very thankful for that. His new plan for the mediterranean sea is perfect as well. He plans to adopt the australian model All boats will be stopped on high sea...
  5. Darth Raidius

    The United States abolish its armed forces

    What if, during the Great Depression in the 1930's, the United States of America permanently abolished its armed forces in an effort to minimize expenditures and save the economy? Note that any re-armament during World War II will be temporary in this (quite unrealistic, I know) scenario, and...
  6. CathareHeretic

    1801 Napoleon abolish Spanish Inquisition

    Is funny and a paradoxe to imagine the Inquisition was created in the twelfth century in France to prevent the spread of sectarianism, especially that of the Cathars and Waldensian (South West of France Languedoc and Lyon).was destroyed by a Frenchman Napoleon in Spain. The Pyrenees saw the...
  7. Y

    last country to abolish slavery in Europe

    Hello. What was the last country to abolish slavery in Europe (I mean to abolish slavery in its particular country, not in its colony)? I have found: Timelines Abolition of slavery timeline - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia which are good links, but without exact reply. It could be Holland...
  8. jeroenrottgering

    Why did Napoleon abolish the Marseillaise?

    You may think I know everything about Napoleon already, well no :). It appears that Napoleon abolished the Marseillaise during his reign, but I can't find out why. He replaced it with the Chant du Depart that I know, but why he got rid of the Marseillaise I don't know. Maybe it is as simple that...
  9. theauthor

    Enlightened Despotism vs democracy

    It is often said that "democracy is the least of all evils", or something like that, but I certainly believe that the opposite is true. All evil things committed by authoritarian/non-democratic regimes were committed because of the will of the people. Jesus was crucified because the people of...
  10. theauthor

    Human rights abuse report of Denmark

    I dedicate this thread to report and discussion of the abolishment of the democracy of Denmark, that is currently happening. I already told about the arrests of protestors of a Free Tibet at Hu Jintao's visit to Copenhagen, in another thread. Today a friend of mine told me that his friends...