Example sentences for: amnesty

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

  • A piece wonders whether South Africa's amnesty policy is worth it.

  • 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.

  • The paper quoted Amnesty International statistics showing that, out of a total of 193 countries in the world, 100 had abolished the death penalty.

  • Castro was incarcerated on the Isle of Pines (now called the Isla de la Juventud) until May 1955, when Batista granted an amnesty to political prisoners.

  • An article says that Northern Ireland's Protestants are leery of the peace accord, because its amnesty provision will free many jailed Irish Republican Army bombers and assassins.

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