amnesty

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  • He finds out that a general amnesty has been issued and he is free to return home.
  • Amnesty International believed that the total figure was likely to be much higher.
  • Players claimed after being amnestied have their Bird rights transferred to their new team.
  • He called for a public debate on whether an amnesty should be considered.
  • He was released the following year again under another amnesty.
  • However, he was amnestied immediately and will not spend any time in prison.
  • Those who agreed to these terms would be given amnesty from further prosecution.
  • He was granted an amnesty and appointed military chief of the royal household.
  • He was finally released through a general amnesty law enacted by the new government.
  • The beautiful parts of Italy are closed to me unless I am amnestied. Cited from Correspondence of Wagner and Liszt, Volume 1
  • This was the first-ever report for Amnesty of a situation in an individual country.
  • Amnesty International was not aware of the authorities having taken any steps to do so.
  • The same year, an amnesty released many of those who had received prison sentences.
  • A spirit of amnesty made possible the church's survival after the war.
  • He was sentenced to five years in prison, but was released under an amnesty after three months.
  • He granted amnesty to the Spanish garrison there, and they joined his forces.
  • On the other hand, his critics claimed that this amnesty led to a significant increase in the crime rate.
  • All of them were however granted amnesty, after spending several months in jail.
  • He also holds a deep interest and involvement in the human rights group Amnesty International.
  • She then spent five years at the Amnesty International London office, waiting outside the main entrance.
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Words starting with amnesty

Meaning of amnesty

  • noun A period during which offenders are exempt from punishment
  • noun The formal act of liberating someone
  • verb Grant a pardon to (a group of people)