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Synonyms for eyewitness

someone who sees something occur

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a spectator who can describe what happened

be present at an event and see it with one's own eyes

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Pakistan national Rahila Wakil had moved an application through an Indian advocate and requested the Pakistanbased eyewitnesses and witnesses be summoned to depose before the court.
He asserted that after the written orders are issued, the decision might be challenged in the Supreme Court in case of any dissatisfaction.Jalil was quoted as saying on local media that the inquiry will be held by the sessions judge in Sahiwal to record the statements of the eyewitnesses, which hadnot been done by a joint investigation team (JIT) formed earlier to probe the incident.
This is said to be the third visit of the JIT head to the city and crime scene to collect eyewitnesses' account and information about the Jan 19 incident.
JIT members visited the site of the incident and directed eyewitnesses to appear at Police Lines to record their statements.
Amritsar (Punjab) [India], Oct 19 ( ANI ): Eyewitnesses at the train accident site, where more than 50 people are feared dead, claimed that the Dussehra celebrations were organised without permission.
Mistaken eyewitnesses are highly convincing because of their sincerity
For example, careful study has helped identify the difference between system variables--suggestive influences manufactured by the state--and estimator variables--circumstantial factors which internally influence eyewitnesses and may also lead to flawed identifications.
We have a body in a restaurant and three eyewitnesses who saw everything that happened.
TEHRAN (FNA)- A number of gunmen attacked a mosque in Qala-e-Najarha area in Kabul's PD11 at around 1pm on Friday afternoon, eyewitnesses said.
in "Eyewitness Images from the American Revolution" Lefkowitz has gathered beautifully reproduced full color images from artists who were eyewitnesses to the events of our War for Independence.
The announcement on Friday came in response to (https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/do-the-eyes-have-it/) a growing body of research suggesting criminal investigators can inadvertently influence eyewitnesses choosing suspects out of a lineup.
BAGHDAD / National Iraqi News Agency / nina / Eyewitnesses in Mosul confirmed that several hundred of "Daesh" terrorists arrived in Mosul, during the past two days, from the Syrian city of Raqqa, the stronghold of the organization in Syria.
Among her topics are the ability of young eyewitnesses to describe a person, techniques to improve the amount and accuracy of recall information, why recall and identification abilities differ between young and adult eyewitnesses, the relation between describing the perpetrator and identifying the perpetrator, and future directions for young eyewitness research.
(66) The Study Group also recommends that, in order to reduce police suggestion prior to the identification, police should avoid leading questions, "prevent eyewitnesses from comparing their recollections[,]" and "obtain a detailed description of the [alleged] offender." (67) Such protocols could help to minimize the outside influence that can affect a witness's memory of an event.