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Later on they (rebels) shifted these allegations to reports that I [had] run away from the communities in Uganda and I was subsequently disowned," he said.
Amal (not her real name), said that, "the man I used to call 'father' disowned me because he got a windfall from compensation money he received.
I've read of people being disowned due to being gay and I'm afraid it may happen to me.
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7 ( ANI ): The Pakistani Taliban has disowned a leaflet issued in Dera Ismail Khan on behalf of the outfit's Punjab chapter threatening to carry out suicide attacks on the peace march of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI).
And when Labour leader Johann Lamont disowned him over his relationship with the girl, he said he would quit - but not until 2015 when he will have picked up another pounds 200,000 in salary.
When Jesus told Peter: "Before the cock crows, you will have disowned me three times", Peter declared: "Even if I have to die with you, I will never disown you" (Matt.
The revelation of his crimes saw him disowned by his family.
Summary: Ed Miliband has disowned Gordon Brown for his claim to have abolished boom and bust, and his failure to regulate the banks.
ISLAMABAD, September 25, 2010 (Balochistan Times): PPP leadership has strongly disowned the recent, highly inflammable and irresponsible statement of state minister Abdul Qayyum Jatoi, regarding Supreme Court, and has termed it as his personal point of view.
Usually a daughter is disowned in Pakistan if she marries of her own choice, (she could be killed in the name of honour also) and a son is cast off if malice begets motive.
North West Norfolk candidate Manish Sood said he had been disowned by Labour members and would follow the progress of the election on television at his home in Leicester.