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Synonyms for immolation

one or more living creatures slain and offered to a deity as part of a religious rite

Words related to immolation

killing or offering as a sacrifice

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A Fernana, un agriculteur a tente de se suicider par immolation suite au vol de son materiel de travail, sans que les coupables ne soient condamnes.
A 3-member SC bench presided over by the Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Tasadduq Hussain Jillani took up Amna Bibi self immolation suo moto notice case for hearing Monday.
He was then responding to the immolation of the former monastic Thupten Ngodrup, and in seeking a pacification of further conflict had reason to emphasize its potential misuse and misunderstanding.
She appealed to UN, Amnesty International and Chief Justice of Pakistan to play their due role in securing safe recovery of her son otherwise she along with all family members will be forced to commit self immolation in front of UN office.
The practice of self immolation as protest by Tibetans has gained momentum since 2009 especially by virtue of which the historically known peace loving people have shown a different but shocking trend, the practice of self immolation or self annihilation.
They jailed those who survived immolation attempts, Algerian press reported.
TAKING a serious view of two TV reporters allegedly inciting a man to immolate himself before camera in Gujarat, the Broadcast Editors Association termed their act as " unethical" and recommended a corrective step that news channels should not show images of self- immolation.
Mancini applauded the 1990 decision of Mitterrand and Kohl to ordain "the immolation of the deutsche mark on the altar of a common European currency.
The Savonlina project, for instance, which involved the immolation of barns on stilts, was a protest at the disappearance of Finnish traditional rural life and the encroachment of the suburbs.
19:25), suffering grievously with her only begotten son, uniting herself with a maternal heart to his sacrifice and lovingly consenting to the immolation of this victim which she herself had brought forth.
ISLAMABAD -- Supreme Court (SC) has given time till April 21 for presenting forensic laboratory report in Muzaffargarh girl student self immolation case.
FAISALABAD -- A group of the lawyers protesting for formation of the High Court bench in Faisalabad ransacked the sessions court and damaged the furniture after one of their colleague attempted self immolation.
The Washington-based International Campaign for Tibet said at least 22 of those who have set themselves alight were aged 18 or under, including Tuesday's double immolation.
Speaking before the latest immolation occurred, the prime minister of the exiled government, Lobsang Sangay, appealed to international community.
While over a dozen farmers tried self- immolation in Bulandshahr, 50 acres of cane fields were set on fire in Bijnaur.