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704 example sentences with  amnesty

704 example sentences with amnesty

They did not trust him very far and wished not to owe him any favor, but to seem to have obtained amnesty and restoration on their own merits and by their own strength, and not through him.

At his death the mass of his soldiers, on amnesty being proclaimed for them, immediately transferred their allegiance.

And it was chiefly for this reason that Caesar had schooled himself to receive under a general amnesty all those who had gone over to the enemy in the war with Lucius, Antony's brother, some among them, Domitius particularly, who had been of the assassins, as well as all those whose names had been posted on the tablets or had in any way coรถperated with Brutus and Cassius and later embraced the cause of Antony.

There would be a stipulation for amnesty, &c. December 3.

Each power separately and individually may use its good offices with the Porte for the protection of the Greeks in Samos and Candia, and indeed, under the agreement as to an amnesty, each would be bound to do so; but no triple agreement will be entered into, the object being to get out of the Treaty of July 6.

Spain will withdraw her Minister and have only a Chargรฉ d'Affaires at Lisbon if Don Miguel will not grant the amnesty.

These sojourns lasted until 1868, when the amnesty permitted him to return to France, where he made haste to bring out another new journal, Le Rรฉveil, which of course earned him fines and imprisonments with great rapidity, three of each within the twelvemonth.

That the emancipated were not only peaceful in their new freedom, but ready to grant an amnesty of all post abuses, and enter cheerfully into the employ of their former masters for reasonable wages.

Their clerks, decorated with ribbons and crosses, wield their pens with all the conscious dignity of secretaries of state; and "book" a bale or a parcel as though they were signing a treaty, or granting an amnesty.

On the accession of a new prince, the loyal looked to rewards, the rebellious to amnesty.

Charlemagne did more than amnesty Wittikind; he named him Duke of Saxony, but without attaching to the title any right of sovereignty.

Thus the national grievance vanished, and national feeling resumed its sway in England; the French everywhere became unpopular; and after a few months' struggle, with equal want of skill and success, Prince Louis gave up his enterprise and returned to France with his French comrades, on no other conditions but a mutual exchange of prisoners, and an amnesty for the English who had been his adherents.

Amnesty is for me the noblest word in human speech.

He was found guilty, and sentenced, but later liberated under President Roosevelt's amnesty of 1902.

At any rate, that was the broad theory of the amnesty in wiping out all these old cases."

I, for one, prefer to follow the example set by the Roosevelt amnesty of 1902, and draw the veil over all those matters."

[Footnote 199: Amnesty to political offenders was the settled policy of Louis XVIII.

#amnistie#, f., amnesty.

Families told Amnesty International that they are at the mercy of militias and that โ€œno authority is above Radaaโ€™s authorityโ€.

House Speaker Nabih Berri adjourned the legislative session to October 20 for lack of Quorum as two main parliamentary blocs boycotted the evening debate of the amnesty law.

However, photographs obtained by Amnesty International show the vehicles being used in military operations against opposition forces, in violation of the sales agreement.

In September 2017, Trump moved to terminate the Obama-era program known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, making good on a 2016 campaign promise in which he called the program an illegal executive amnesty.

Judge Rachel Barkai initially had said she would allow Amnestyโ€™s arguments to be heard publicly but government lawyers argued it would then look as if the state was admitting to Amnestyโ€™s accusations and Barkai changed her mind.

Judge Rachel Barkai initially had said she would allow Amnestyโ€™s arguments to be heard publicly but government lawyers argued it would then look as if the state was admitting to Amnestyโ€™s accusations and Barkai changed her mind.

Meanwhile, Amnesty International accused the UAE of running secret prisons in Yemen where prisoners are forcibly disappeared and tortured.

Meanwhile, Amnesty International (AI), on Friday, came out with a report indicating that not all communities were razed by terrorists.

NICOSIA, Cyprus โ€” Amnesty International on Wednesday accused Iranโ€™s security forces of using torture to extract confessions, saying hundreds of people have been jailed since a sweeping crackdown against protests last year.

Nigerians are outraged by the systemic human rights violations perpetrated by the SARS with impunity," said Osai Ojigho, Director of Amnesty International Nigeria.

One man who was stopped by policemen in downtown Cairo told Amnesty International that when he refused to unlock his phone, they held him in a police car, insulted him, and threatened him with detention and prosecution, before letting him go.

Other measures โ€œaimed at reducing the overpopulation of prisonsโ€ will follow, including amnesty for elderly or ill prisoners and those who have served over half their sentences, according to the ministry statement.

As a new lawyer in the late โ€™80s, I had happily provided pro bono services to a woman who, after having entered the country illegally a decade earlier, qualified for amnesty.

There are 3,500 undocumented Nepali workers who have taken up an amnesty and free repatriation offer from the Kuwait government, and they are waiting in packed makeshift dorms.

There will be no amnesty periods during the works.

The South Sudanese authorities have allowed impunity to flourish over serious human rights violations, war crimes and crimes against humanity committed since brutal conflict broke out in December 2013, according to Amnesty International.

TRC amnesties set out two main prerequisites: (i) any person who wished to benefit from an amnesty in respect of any criminal act had to submit an application; and (ii) the applicant had to make full disclosure of all relevant facts.

At least 348 civilians were killed, with 347 bodies secretly buried by the army in a masse grave according to Amnesty International reports.

Usman Hamid, executive director of Amnesty International Indonesia, called on the Indonesian authorities to urgently rescue the Rohingya refugees adrift off the coast of Aceh.

While the exact death toll of protesters is not known, independent groups estimated that over 100 people were killed between December 2018 and April 11, 2019, and Amnesty International verified at least 77 killings during that period.

Working with a data scientist, Amnesty International regularly reviews and collates data related to deaths among health care workers from multiple sources.

โ€œDecades of government obstruction denied Steve Fobister the chance to see justice in his lifetime,โ€ said Amnesty International Canadaโ€™s Secretary General Alex Neve.

DUBLIN, 29 January 2018 โ€“ Amnesty International has welcomed the governmentโ€™s decision at todayโ€™s Cabinet meeting to schedule a referendum on the Eighth Amendment to the Constitution.

Ethiopian forces have systematically used excessive force in their mistaken attempts to silence dissenting voices,โ€ said Michelle Kagari, Amnesty Internationalโ€™s Deputy Regional Director for East Africa, the Horn and the Great Lakes.

Aid workers who spoke to Amnesty International consistently described ad-hoc and unlawful barriers hampering the delivery of humanitarian assistance in the country.

Fernanda Doz Costa is the Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Researcher for the Americas Division of Amnesty Internationalโ€™s International Secretariat.

For this workshop, we will be joined by Andrew Fandino โ€“ Senior Program Officer, Individuals at Risk Program, Amnesty International USA - who will share with us some perspectives from the Urgent Action Network in the US.

Amnesty International also reminded the Human Rights Council of ongoing human rights abuses the organization has documented in Sri Lanka since the conflict ended in 2009.

Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch report widespread human rights abuses by government security forces, including extra-judicial killings and complicity with paramilitary groups in attacks on civilians suspected of sympathizing with guerrillas.

Amnesty International and the Canadian Bar have also taken a stand: they are concerned about human rights, respect for the law and for the rule of law.

Amnesty International assessed the Aquino administrationโ€™s performance on curbing political killings, enforced disappearances and torture.

Amnesty International believed this withheld evidence would โ€“ or at least should - have led to a finding of torture as well and inhuman and degrading treatment by the European Court in 1978.

Amnesty International believes that abuses committed in Syria in this period include crimes against humanity, as they appear to be part of a widespread, as well as systematic, attack on the civilian population.

Amnesty International has documented a continuous and systematic crackdown by authorities in Saudi Arabia against human rights activists, dealing heavy blows to the last vestiges of the countryโ€™s embattled civil society.

Amnesty International has documented a number of cases of political imprisonment and torture aboard the Esmeralda in 1973, just after the military coup headed by General Augusto Pinochet.

Amnesty International has documented cases of families with babies and children who have been locked up for more than 600 days.

Amnesty International has documented torture in 141 countries in the last five years.

Amnesty International has learned that the victimsโ€™ lawyer is particularly concerned about the ability of the Haitian justice system to investigate the killing.

Amnesty International has recently a report titled, USA/Somalia: Shroud of Secrecy Around Civilian Deaths Masks Possible War Crimes.

Amnesty International has urged governments across Latin America and the Caribbean to give Venezuelan refugees access to the asylum application processes in their countries.

Amnesty International interviews, Bangladesh, January 2018.

Amnesty International is alarmed by the ongoing wave of arbitrary arrests, enforced disappearances, attacks on the rights to freedom of expression and peaceful assembly.

Amnesty International is also urging the government of President Josรฉ Eduardo dos Santos to instruct all security forces to immediately end the use of excessive force during demonstrations and fully abide by international norms on the use of lethal force.

Amnesty International is calling on the GCC and the international community to withdraw its support for immunity for any official in Yemen, regardless of rank or affiliation.

Amnesty International is calling on the US state of Texas to halt its 500th execution since the reinstatement of capital punishment in the United States of America in 1976.

Amnesty International is working hard to ensure that people who have been harmed by Canadian companies in other countries have โ€œโ€ in Canada.

Amnesty International - LGBTI rights activity pack"This resource enables teachers to explore the human rights of sexual and gender minority groups with children and young people.

Amnesty International observers also witnessed police arbitrarily detaining people, apparently at random, from the assembled groups.

Amnesty International provided the media with photographs of the aftermath of the Abyan strike in June this year, including remnants of US-sourced cluster munitions and the Tomahawk cruise missiles used to deliver them.

Amnesty International saw reports by a forensic doctor at Riyak Hospital dated 1 and 2 July 2017 saying that the two men died of heart attacks and one of a stroke and that their bodies showed no signs of physical violence.

I'm hoping there will be something โ€“ in fact, that there will be some kind of amnesty for those who were charged with possession now that cannabis will be legalized.

In 1923, he was pardoned by a royal amnesty and deported to Singapore.

In fact, a major agenda item for the Steering Committee in November 1976 was "an absolutely frank" and "open discussion" on how long the amnesty movement should continue its work.

In general, in fall 1976, the amnesty movement was finally able to reach a broader cross-section of veterans with its message that universal and unconditional amnesty included them, too.

In general, in fall 1976, the amnesty movement was finally able to reach a broader cross-section of veterans with its message that universal and unconditional amnesty included them, too.

In our brief, Amnesty International stressed that it is essential that laws, policies, and actions taken to counter terrorism comply with international human rights standards.

In our submissions, Amnesty International urged Canada to promptly transfer Omar Khadr to Canada, and to provide him with an adequate remedy for the human rights violations that the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled he experienced.

Many protestors are also put under surveillance as peaceful protest is increasingly criminalized,โ€ said Gauri van Gulik, Amnesty Internationalโ€™s Europe Director.

Many told Amnesty International they had been tortured with sticks, water hoses and fists, and made to stand under the scorching sun all day.

A phone call to Amnestyโ€™s office in New York was unable to provide me with any explanation for Manningโ€™s omission.

New European Union sanctions on President Bashar al-Assad of Syria should prompt the UN and Arab League to take tougher action against Syria over its violent crackdown against protesters, Amnesty International said today.

On 10 September the Department of Defence to Amnesty International stating that the US refuses to accept any liability for civilian deaths caused by its air/artillery strikes and that it would not compensate families of the ceased or survivors.

On 12 May 2016, Amnesty Internationalโ€™s Secretary General, Salil Shetty sent a letter to Presidents attending the Summit calling for justice to be a priority on the agenda.

On March 13, the ELC will partner with FNWARM (First Nations Women Advocating for Responsible Mining) and Amnesty International to sponsor a special Stand For Water event in Victoria at UVicโ€™s First Peoples House.

Proceeds will benefit Amnesty International.

Prof. Hedges received the Amnesty International Global Award for Human Rights Journalism in 2002.

She says most of the cases have never been properly investigated, and many have never even been formally recorded, although Amnesty International is asking for a record of the human rights abuses surrounding these women's lives.

She told Amnesty International the courtโ€™s decision was a major victory for her clients.

Stella Jegher, Chair of the Amnesty International Womenโ€™s Human Rights Network, sheds light on how Amnesty made a difference to the debate then โ€“ and continues to do so now.

Stella Jegher, Chair of the Amnesty International Womenโ€™s Human Rights Network, sheds light on how Amnesty made a difference to the debate then โ€“ and continues to do so now.

The โ€œaction campโ€, organized by Amnesty International and Lesvos Solidarity, brings activists from eight European countries together with more than ten local campaigners and refugee activists and will include a stunt in Mytilini on 21 July.

The action was launched by Amnesty Internationalโ€™s UK section on 24 May at their 20th annual Media Awards Ceremony, recognizing excellence in human rights journalism.

โ€œThe case against Golos should never have been brought let alone succeeded,โ€ said John Dalhuisen, director of Amnesty Internationalโ€™s Europe and Central Asia Programme.

โ€œThe Russian authorities have shown themselves to be complicit in heinous crimes committed in Chechnya against people believed to be gay or lesbianโ€, said Marie Struthers, Amnesty Internationalโ€™s Director for Eastern Europe and Central Asia.

The Sierra Leonean authorities must drop all charges against editors for simply exercising their right to freedom of expression, Amnesty International said today.

This page contains Amnesty International's reports about human rights concerns in Canada.

To continue such a regressive trend would be truly shameful,โ€ said G. Ananthapadmanabhan, chief executive of Amnesty International India.

To date, Amnesty International is not aware of any members of the coalition taking concrete steps to investigate, take disciplinary measures against or prosecute officers suspected of criminal responsibility for war crimes.

Today, Amnesty International continues to advocate for the rights of individuals who face harassment and persecution on account of their faith, beliefs or identity.

Today Amnesty International has released a powerful short film, โ€˜Story of Repealโ€™; featuring leading activists, campaigners, politicians, and women who had bravely spoken out.

Today, China is still cited by groups such as Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International as major abusers of human rights, including jailing of political opponents and persecution of religious groups.

โ€œUsing anti-terrorism legislation as a pretext to punish journalists for their reporting is dealing a serious blow to freedom of expression in Morocco,โ€ said Philip Luther, Middle East and North Africa Program Director at Amnesty International.