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“I will continue my fight for the freedom of Denis and all the brothers imprisoned and abused by a declining regime,” he warned in his message.A hunger strike in San Isidro, the protest that does not let Havana sleep|Maykel González Vivero|November 30, 2020|Washington Blade
There is no imprisoned mind, heartbreaking time, or deafening silence that joy cannot break through.
Trial repeatedly delayed for imprisoned journalist at heightened health risk.These 10 female journalists deserve justice immediately|Brett Haensel|October 1, 2020|Fortune
The journalists had been driving to interview a local political leader when armed men stopped the vehicle, examined the occupants’ phones and laptops and threatened them at gunpoint to drive to the town of Tel Hamis, where they were imprisoned.These 10 journalists are missing, and COVID is impeding investigations|lbelanger225|September 1, 2020|Fortune
When he was first incarcerated, he says some sort of paperwork snafu had him imprisoned under two different, but similar, names.His First Day Out Of Jail After 40 Years: Adjusting To Life Outside|Justin Rohrlich|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Krivov held numerous protests to support the imprisoned activists who became known as the “May 6th prisoners.”
When the media attention died down, Tavakoli was quietly re-imprisoned.
It is for his work trying to help other political prisoners that he has been outrageously imprisoned himself.
It is very difficult to sit by helplessly while a friend is imprisoned for a crime that is too implausible to comprehend.
In these enlightened days no man is imprisoned for owing money, but only because he does not pay it when told to do so.Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham|Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
The soul of music which is embodied in them is imprisoned within wood and crystal, and is no more heard of men.Violins and Violin Makers|Joseph Pearce
Taken prisoner by the Americans in December, 1899, he was imprisoned on his refusal to subscribe to the oath of allegiance.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
The royal family, imprisoned in the Tuileries, were each day drinking of the cup of humiliation to its lowest dregs.Madame Roland, Makers of History|John S. C. Abbott
Although Morgan was offered a commission in the British army while he was imprisoned, he violently rejected the offer.Hallowed Heritage: The Life of Virginia|Dorothy M. Torpey