Example sentences for: detainees

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

  • Eventually, 768 aliens were arrested as "special interest" detainees.

  • Meanwhile, Israel's highest court shocked everyone by restricting the authority of Israeli security forces to use force against detainees.

  • The detainees were lawfully held on immigration charges.

  • Khallad and other detainees have described the willingness of Iranian officials to facilitate the travel of al Qaeda members through Iran, on their way to and from Afghanistan.

  • Sani Abacha died Monday, the independent, pro-democracy Post Express called on the new military leadership to release political detainees and establish a "Government of National Unity" as first steps toward re-establishing a civilian democracy.

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