Example sentences for: detainees

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

  • 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.

  • On November 11, the Yemenis provided the FBI with new information from the interrogations of Badawi and Quso, including descriptions of individuals from whom the detainees had received operational direction.

  • The inspector general of the Justice Department found significant problems in the way the 9/11 detainees were treated.

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

  • Among the detainees are 1,200 government employees, who will be forced to take "re-education" classes.

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