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  • He wore civilian clothes, replaced the soldiers with unarmed policemen, enforced the amnesty laws, and helped a few families of Liberals who had been killed in the war.†   (source)
  • He paid more taxes than he owed, was a member of Greenpeace and Amnesty International, and he donated money to the Heart and Lung Association.†   (source)
  • The prisoners had taken over the prison and were asking for amnesty.†   (source)
  • He'd been told that this old man had spent years without number in camps and prisons, and that he hadn't benefited from a single amnesty.†   (source)
  • A group of experts at the U.N. urged a national convention for South Africa that would lead to a truly representative parliament, and recommended an amnesty for all opponents of apartheid.†   (source)
  • Its founder, Jessica Neuwirth, had worked at Amnesty International and had seen how letter-writing campaigns could help free political prisoners.†   (source)
  • The only thing such a petition would accomplish was to keep political prisoners from being amnestied if there happened to be a plan afoot to do so!†   (source)
  • And by my openly granting her amnesty, it would free me from being tied to my past and allow me to close that part of my life once and for all.†   (source)
  • He contacted Amnesty International, which added Chouchou's name to a growing list of victims of the junta, and he wrote a piece called "A Death in Haiti," which The Boston Globe agreed to publish under someone else's name.†   (source)
  • They believed the DREAM Act would provide amnesty and encourage migration from Mexico.†   (source)
  • I am also indebted to the wide range of materials available from Human Rights Watch, Save the Children, CARE, Defence for Children International, the Children's Institute, médecins sans frontiers, Amnesty International, War Child, and other NGOs.†   (source)
  • An amnesty.†   (source)
  • Perhaps, in the confusion of a million men in flight, he could rejoin the River Guard, or the army would proclaim an amnesty, reclaim the deserters, and make a final stand against the enemy, who was now in Italy itself.†   (source)
  • A general amnesty issued in 403 meant that Socrates could not be prosecuted for any of his actions during or before the reign of the Thirty Tyrants.†   (source)
  • " After reading Lincoln's Proclamation of Amnesty and Reconstruction in December, 1863, which stipulated southern acceptance of emancipation as a condition of peace, another Arkansas soldier, a planter, wrote his wife that Lincoln not only wanted to free the slaves but also "declares them entitled to all the rights and privileges as American citizens.†   (source)
  • Everyone got amnesty by telling on everyone else until we were all one big rotten family of cowards.†   (source)
  • or You mean you don't want to sign the amnesty petition?†   (source)
  • Either you called for an amnesty or you separated the wheat from the chaff.†   (source)
  • He confirmed the fact to him that the leaders of the party had indeed established contact with the rebel leaders in the interior and were on the verge of arranging an armistice in exchange for three cabinet posts for the Liberals, a minority representation in the congress, and a general amnesty for rebels who laid down their arms.†   (source)
  • They sought out representatives of Amnesty International to inform them about the torture, disappearances, and killings of people from Kivu that were being carried out by the Kabila government across the river.†   (source)
  • Nemesis, Hecate, Morpheus, Janus, Hebe—they all deserve a general amnesty and a place at Camp Half-Blood.†   (source)
  • On December 24, 1948, as the occupation began to wind down, General MacArthur declared a "Christmas amnesty" for the last seventeen men awaiting trial for Class A war crimes, the designation for those who had guided the war.†   (source)
  • According to a report by Amnesty International, "Anyone from the Kivu region, or with links to the region, appears to have been at risk of arrest and incommunicado detention without any judicial authorization or supervision."†   (source)
  • Pressed by the UN and Amnesty International for an explanation, the government in Brazzaville at first denied any knowledge of the men's whereabouts, then later said they had been moved to the interior of the country for their own safety.†   (source)
  • If it benefits him to talk to the media ....if he thought he could get an amnesty or a reduced sentence, then he'd do it.†   (source)
  • A constitution providing for multiparty democracy had followed, and then a general amnesty, and finally, in early 1993, national elections.†   (source)
  • About a year ago, after the Second Titan War, the gods vowed to forgive their enemies and offer amnesty.†   (source)
  • They accused the ANC of retreating from the Harare Declaration demand for an unconditional, blanket amnesty covering political prisoners and exiles.†   (source)
  • After the Taliban was ousted in Afghanistan, banditry spread and Amnesty International quoted an aid worker as saying: "During the Taliban era, if a woman went to market and showed an inch of flesh, she would have been flogged; now, she's raped.†   (source)
  • A while back, Deo had sent me an article from Amnesty International with this headline: "Burundian Police Attack Journalists."†   (source)
  • Repeated efforts to pass immigration-reform bills in the House have failed, as conservatives argue that any effort to grant amnesty only rewards people who have broken the law.†   (source)
  • Besides, she was overloaded with part-time jobs, like writing a column in a trade journal every week, and various volunteer tasks for Amnesty International and the like.†   (source)
  • But that day, I did not have much opportunity to sight-see for I met immediately with the men protesting the government offer of amnesty.†   (source)
  • I can't help thinking about the editor in Prague who organized the petition for the amnesty of political prisoners.†   (source)
  • That month, I had another homecoming: I returned to Robben Island in order to persuade twenty-five MK political prisoners to accept the government's offer of amnesty and leave the island.†   (source)
  • Would amnesty be granted because people jettisoned by the regime (and therefore themselves potential political prisoners) request it of the president?†   (source)
  • Two days before Judge de Wet was dueto give his decision, the U.N. Security Council (with four abstentions, including Great Britain and the United States) urged the South African government to end the trial and grant amnesty to the defendants.†   (source)
  • Even during the bleakest years on Robben Island, Amnesty International would not campaign for us on the grounds that we had pursued an armed struggle, and their organization would not represent anyone who had embraced violence.†   (source)
  • his son added, and Tomas suddenly saw that what was really at stake in this scene they were playing was not the amnesty of political prisoners; it was his relationship with his son.†   (source)
  • The editor had barely finished saying what he thought about people who agree that the political prisoners should be granted amnesty but come up with thousands of reasons against signing the petition.†   (source)
  • Then the editor gave Tomas a sheet of paper with a short text calling upon the president of the republic, in a relatively respectful manner, to grant amnesty to all political prisoners.†   (source)
  • Amnesty to political prisoners?†   (source)
  • Fact is, the way the Yankees have framed up that amnesty oath, can't nobody who was somebody before the war vote at all.†   (source)
  • Carrie only listened as one who has granted a temporary amnesty.†   (source)
  • A general amnesty is proclaimed; all malefactors may return to their town.†   (source)
  • You have reached the point where you grant amnesty to heroes!†   (source)
  • Now Congress had not appropriated a cent, and no sooner did the proclamations of general amnesty appear than the eight hundred thousand acres of abandoned lands in the hands of the Freedmen's Bureau melted quickly away.†   (source)
  • Then the band would play a march, an amnesty would be declared, the Pope would agree to retire from Rome to Brazil; then there would be a ball for the whole of Italy at the Villa Borghese on the shores of Lake Como, Lake Como being for that purpose transferred to the neighbourhood of Rome; then would come a scene in the bushes, and so on, and so on—as though you did not know all about it?†   (source)
  • This it is clear meant two things: first, amnesty for 'the rebels,' great and small, who, without a distinct act of civil war, could no longer be attacked; and next, a continuance of the organised revolution.†   (source)
  • Come, now, I have hopes of obtaining what I have been for years endeavoring to persuade the marquise to promise; namely, a perfect amnesty and forgetfulness of the past.†   (source)
  • These singular amnesties do occur in parties.†   (source)
  • General amnesty, weekly carnival with masked licence, bonuses for all, esperanto the universal language with universal brotherhood.†   (source)
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