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MANUS. Anciently signified the person taking an oath as a compurgator. The use of this word probably came from the party laying his hand on the New Testament. Manus signifies, among the civilians, power, and is frequently used as synonymous with potestas. Lec. El. Dr. Rom. Sec. 94.

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Aapla Manus is slated to release on February 9 across India.
Taghinia was formally recognized as a refugee by the UN on Manus Island--that is, authorities judged he had a "well-founded fear of persecution" in Iran and could not legally be returned there.
Supporting refugees, including those on Manus, is the just and right thing to do and we stand ready to do it.
News of the closure of the Manus Island facility did not immediately generate much hope amongst the refugees there, many of whom have spent years in detention and suffer from mental health issues.
As the family's financial condition deteriorated, Manus had to drop out of the University of Dhaka where she was enrolled in the honors economics program to find a job to take care of her dying father, whom she described as a musical genius.
Tracey, in the article, said that she would tell baby Manus all about his sister Breda when he gets older.
Sergei and Manus became great friends and linked up with each other every other night for over six months.
Directed by Satish Rajwade , Aapla Manus will feature Nana Patekar, Sumeet Raghavan and Irawati Harshe.
There will be about 25 from both Manus and Nauru will be going to the United States and I just want to thank again President Trump for continuing with that arrangement," Turnbull said in a video statement.
Mrs McCauley said she and Manus were group of young people near shops in Bogside, 180 metres below the city walls.
The Rudd Government entered an agreement with Papua New Guinea establishing the Manus facility at a time when Labor lost control of our borders and tens of thousands of people were coming on boats.
The level of frustration on Manus Island is as high as it has ever been," said Ian Rintoul, an Australian refugee advocate who was on Manus Island last week.