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Example Sentences for "imprison"

The father of a young Australian man imprisoned in Thailand has pleaded with the Ambassador to work on his son's behalfHuman rights activists in that country are routinely imprisoned by the government.

The father of a young Australian man imprisoned in Thailand has pleaded with the Ambassador to work on his son's behalf.

The human rights organization Amnesty International works on behalf of people who are imprisoned for their political or religious beliefs.

He was imprisoned and accused of betraying his country after telling the international press of his country's secret nuclear weapons program.

Within the clock tower of Big Ben, there are jail cells where members of Parliament can be imprisoned.

In September 1992, the President of Tajikistan was imprisoned, and Islamic groups took over control of the government for a short period.

A large number of university students were imprisoned after demonstrating against government corruption.

Many intellectuals in the former U.S.S.R. were imprisoned or persecuted for expressing viewpoints critical of the government.

Galileo was imprisoned for ten years because of his theories regarding the universe.

The rich socialite was imprisoned for poisoning her husband to get his fortune.

In 1542, Catherine, the fifth wife of King Henry VIII, was imprisoned in Hampton Court and later beheaded.

Many Chilean immigrants to this country are people who were imprisoned or intimidated during the Pinochet regime.

A number of people who were imprisoned and called enemies of the state by the communist regime have now been rehabilitated, and are being treated as heroes by the new democratic government.

A human rights group expressed concern that political refugees who are sent back to their countries may face torture and imprisonment in their native country.

Joseph Stalin was a cruel, ruthless leader responsible for the imprisonment or death of millions of Russians.

The American press published a number of letters which had been written by imprisoned Chinese dissidents, and then smuggled out of the country.

In May 2000, China toughened its regulations against computer viruses, handing out fines, and up to five years' imprisonment for people who spread them.

Gandhi once said, You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.

Cyril Connolly once said that imprisoned in every fat man, a thin one is wildly signaling to be let out.

Someone once said, Let your imagination release your imprisoned possibilities.

The young man was imprisoned in Thailand for ten years after being arrested for trying to smuggle illegal drugs out of the country.

Discussion question: Should the government deport people who enter this country illegally if they face possible imprisonment and torture in their homeland for leaving that country without permission?


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