Example sentences for: amnesty

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

  • 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.

  • In an editorial Monday, the Times of India commended Amnesty International for strongly criticizing the U.S. human rights record in a recent report.

  • 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.

  • 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 isn't as though the issue of human-rights abuses has gone away; China's crackdown on the Falun Gong continues (click here to read a summary of a recent Amnesty International report, and here to read a pretty good Post Op-Ed column by E.J.


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