Example sentences for: amnesty

How can you use “amnesty” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Another referendum is scheduled to take place Sept. 16 in Algeria, where voters are being asked to approve or reject a presidential reconciliation effort that offers amnesty to people convicted of actively supporting violence as long as they did not actually commit acts of violence.

  • It also reported that, four years ago, when he took a party to dinner at the fashionable River Cafe restaurant in London, his payment of the $800 check was donated by the management to Amnesty International to defend his victims in Chile.

  • Blacks have also criticized the commission, complaining about the generous amnesty provisions.

  • It seeks genuine direct elections after a period that is sufficient to organize alternative parties and prepare a campaign based on freedom of speech and other civil rights, the right to have free trade unions, the release of more than 200 political prisoners, debt relief, stronger penalties for corruption and pollution, no amnesty for Suharto and his fellow thieves, and a respite for the poor from the hardest edges of "economic reform."

  • Headed by Nobel Peace Prize-winner and anti-apartheid activist Desmond Tutu, the committee grants amnesty to all who confess to political crimes, as long as the crimes are not "disproportionately" heinous.


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