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Synonyms for amnesty

Synonyms for amnesty

the act or an instance of forgiving

Synonyms for amnesty

a period during which offenders are exempt from punishment

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a warrant granting release from punishment for an offense


the formal act of liberating someone

grant a pardon to (a group of people)

References in periodicals archive ?
He added: "I am more a supporter of amnesty up to a point but for coldblooded murder I felt amnesty should not be given.
In 2013, NSRP released two policy briefs on the Niger-Delta Amnesty tagged; Niger-Delta Amnesty: Lessons four years on, and Contributions of the Delta State Government to the Niger-Delta Amnesty.
The ministry has witnessed a huge turnout of illegal workers applying for the amnesty this year, compared to the previous amnesty periods, affirmed the official.
Heidi Heitkhamp opposed defunding the president's executive amnesty earlier this month, despite her previous assertions that such acts are unconstitutional.
On October 20, Tajik President Emomali Rahmon submitted amnesty bill to the parliament, which will allow to pardon 10 thousand convicts.
The Tennessee Amnesty International Human Rights conference will take place on September 20th, 9:30am - 1:30pm at the Friends House on 26th Avenue North.
The amnesty also commutes the entire duration of the sentence for convicts with incurable terminal illness, convicts who are 70 or above, and for convicts of several crimes and misdemeanors, including abduction if the abductor frees the victim safely without taking ransom or delivers the victim to the authorities within a month of issuing this decree.
DCI Mick Luke of Vanguard, the force's large-scale, ongoing investigation to target violent offenders, said: "We have had a promising start to the amnesty with several weapons handed in to stations across the force area.
We have vowed to continue helping those who remain behind bars, and we hope to see you all at the Amnesty International concert on Feb.
The Amnesty Director noted that there was a decreasing willingness from top officials of the puppet administration in occupied Kashmir to meet members of the human rights body.
Vice-Consul-General Gerardo Suliguin of the Philippine Consulate in Dubai and the Northern Emirates, told Khaleej Times that only 954 Filipino illegal residents and workers had reported to the consulate to have their travel documents issued or their passports extended for them to be able to avail of the amnesty: "Though I cannot give the exact number of amnesty seekers in 2007, I know for a fact that this year's number is very much lower," he said.
The All Pakistan Anjuman-e-Tajiraan has written a letter to FBR Chairman, conveying strong reservations on yet another amnesty scheme being contemplated by the government.
Bahrain's Minister of Human Rights HE Dr Fatima Al Balooshi met Amnesty's representatives, at her request, to explore how her Ministry could assist Amnesty and also to clarify Bahrain's immigration regulations, which are not designed to be restrictions.
Bashar al-Assad, the president of Syria, had issued a general amnesty in a desperate effort to restore order to a country that has convulsed with rioting and violence over the past two and a half months.
Myanmar released the first batch of prisoners on humanitarian grounds Tuesday, a day after the government announced a general amnesty for more than 14,600 inmates serving prison terms across the country.