safe-conduct


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a document or escort providing safe passage through a region especially in time of war

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1793) ("If a subject attaches the person or goods of any one, who comes by way of amity, truce, or safe-conduct, the chancellor, calling to him any justice of the one bench or the other, on a bill of complaint, may make process against the offender; and may award delivery and restitution of the person, ship or goods.
According to many counter-terror experts, "the AQIM has lifted the right to passage on smuggled goods in exchange for safe-conduct.
This, plus the safe-conduct issued by Lobo, allowed Zelaya to leave the country from which he had been expelled the day of the coup and to which he secretly returned on Sept.
Milton Mateo, a spokesman for the Honduran foreign ministry, had earlier said that Mexico had asked for a safe-conduct pass for Zelaya, and that the pass had been signed off.
The central text in the book is Pasternak's brilliant autobiographical work A Safe-Conduct.
Refugees required five documents in order to leave: "Thanks to the Vichy government, they needed safe-conduct passes to travel from city to city inside France.
Hemingway has turned it into a kind of religion that insures safe-conduct through life.
To coax them into surrendering, the pasha offered a safe-conduct, but only if they would hand over Urfali Mustafa Aga, the head of their corps, who was accused of fomenting the insurrection.
The Arab summit on March 1 will discuss proposals to offer Saddam a safe-conduct or a safe haven, which he is probably too paranoid to accept.
Though some of the biggest names of the Palestinian resistance, like George Habash of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine and Nayef Hawatmeh of the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine, declined to come, those who did accept Israel's offer of safe-conduct for the meeting included several whose names still inspire rage among Israelis.