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political prisoner

noun as in prisoner of war

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On January 16, former Soviet political prisoner Natan Sharansky raised the idea in Congress.

I assume that because of their own statements, that they considered Xeros a political prisoner.

I asked when Majid Tavakoli, a student leader and political prisoner, would be free.

They say she omitted mention on her citizenship application of having served 10 years as a political prisoner in an Israeli jail.

Its nameless narrator is a recently released political prisoner and writer living under house arrest.

Yesterday evening I was briefed to defend a political prisoner before the Deputy Commissioner.

He is the son of a political prisoner, and was born in prison.

He was an important political prisoner and there were experts to take care of the questioning later on.

She was a political prisoner and would not be tried by a military court.

Both turned, and saw the political prisoner, Rive Laflamme, followed by a guard.


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On this page you'll find 3 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to political prisoner, such as: enemy prisoner of war, pow, and prisoner of conscience.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.