political detainee


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Noun1.political detainee - some held in custody
captive, prisoner - a person who is confined; especially a prisoner of war
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Ye Aung, a former political detainee, initially said 13 political prisoners would be freed but later said that was incorrect.
Yangon: Myanmar began releasing hundreds of prisoners -- including a political detainee and former military intelligence figures -- on "humanitarian" grounds, officials said Tuesday, in the latest large-scale amnesty in the once pariah nation.
An ex-detainee and a former political detainee in PA jails were among the summoned people.
RAMALLAH, February 13, 2012 (WAFA) ' Fatah Central Committee member Azzam al-Ahmad Monday said that Hamas had not yet released any political detainee held in its Gaza Strip jails.
Staying in a small dark cell that can barely bear few people in it, your future starts to fade away as you know nothing about what tomorrow might bring," the former political detainee told Daily News Egypt on the condition of anonymity.
RAMALLAH, February 13, 2012 (WAFA) -- Fatah Central Committee member Azzam al-Ahmad Monday said that Hamas had not yet released any political detainee held in its Gaza Strip jails.
In statements to the press from his cell in the notorious Torah Prison, Nabil el-Maghrabi, the oldest political detainee in Egypt, affirmed that he is serving a 53-year cumulative sentence which was supposed to end in 2030 from three , which he says, were fabricated.
Nyan Win explained at a working dinner for ASEAN foreign ministers that under Myanmar law, a political detainee can be held for up to six years, Yeo told reporters after hosting the dinner.
Ramallah - PNN - Issa Qaraqe, Palestinian Minister of Political Detainee Affairs, warned on Wednesday of an uprising that may happen by Palestinian prisoners inside Israeli military detention facilities.
Nobody demanded the alleged ransom," said Peter Adwok Nyaba, a former political detainee who recently joined the rebel faction, told Sudan Tribune.
December 8, 2015 (JUBA) -- South Sudanese vice-president, James Wani Igga, has on Monday in Juba met the former first lady, Rebecca Nyandeng de Mabior and members of the former political detainees, becoming the first top official in president Salva Kiir's government to do so.
The movement's consultant, the member of the national dialogue committee of the freedoms and basic rights, Saef-Eddin Dyie Al-Naem, noted in a press statement at the media center of the national dialogue that the movement has launched an initiative to release the prisoners and political detainees where the initiative was submitted to the secretary-general of the secretariat of the national dialogue Prof.