Quotations that match 'prisoners'.

Military police know what to do, they know the Geneva Conventions, and their objective is to provide a safe, secure, fair environment for prisoners under their control.
[ Control Conventions Environment Fair Geneva Know Military Objective Police Prisoners Provide Safe Secure Their Under]
Most of the prisoners told the interpreter that they are from Mandingo.
[ Interpreter Most Prisoners Told]
I have to say when we talk about the treatment of these prisoners that I would guess that these prisoners wake up every morning thanking Allah that Saddam Hussein is not in charge of these prisons.
[ Allah Charge Every Guess Hussein Morning Prisoners Prisons Saddam Say Talk Thanking These Treatment Up Wake Would]
For the past seven years we have been cracking down on crime in Missouri, passing tougher laws for drug crimes and sex offenses and requiring prisoners to serve more time.
[ Been Cracking Crime Crimes Down Laws Missouri More Offenses Passing Past Prisoners Requiring Serve Seven Sex Time Tougher Years]
The vast majority of prisoners at Abu Ghraib, even after interrogation, had no further intel value whatsoever.
[ Abu After Even Further Ghraib Had Intel Interrogation Majority Prisoners Value Vast Whatsoever]
Only a free West can help the prisoners of today's left- and right-wing dictatorships.
[ Dictatorships Free Help Only Prisoners Right-Wing Today West]
All the asylum clothing is made by the patients, but sewing does not employ one's mind. After several months' confinement the thoughts of the busy world grow faint, and all the poor prisoners can do is to sit and ponder over their hopeless fate.
[ After Asylum Busy Clothing Confinement Does Employ Faint Fate Grow Hopeless Made Mind Months Over Patients Ponder Poor Prisoners Several Sewing Sit Their Thoughts World]
In light of the Abu Ghraib prison scandal, critics are arguing that abuses of Iraqi prisoners are being produced by a climate of disregard for the laws of war.
[ Abu Abuses Arguing Being Climate Critics Disregard Ghraib Iraqi Laws Light Prison Prisoners Produced Scandal War]
So I had to be the doctor to these wounded men until we could remove them to the hospital. There were fifty-four women and forty little boys with the Red Army prisoners, and I went daily to take care of them also.
[ Also Army Boys Care Could Daily Doctor Fifty-Four Forty Had Hospital Little Men Prisoners Red Remove Take Them These Until Went Were Women Wounded]
Better to make prime ministers out of prisoners than prisoners out of prime ministers.
[ Better Make Ministers Out Prime Prisoners Than]
One of the men attached to the prison was the occasion of great amusement on the part of the prisoners, as well as the spectators, by taking a large lump of ice to show these strangers from the tropics.
[ Amusement Attached Great Ice Large Lump Men Occasion Part Prison Prisoners Show Spectators Strangers Taking These Tropics Well]
I began to feel that, in a sense, we were all prisoners of our own history.
[ Began Feel History Our Own Prisoners Sense Were]
The curiosity to see the prisoners appears to be unabated.
[ Appears Curiosity Prisoners See]
Only free men can negotiate; prisoners cannot enter into contracts. Your freedom and mine cannot be separated.
[ Cannot Contracts Enter Free Freedom Into Men Mine Negotiate Only Prisoners Separated Your]
It is true you cannot eat freedom and you cannot power machinery with democracy. But then neither can political prisoners turn on the light in the cells of a dictatorship.
[ Cannot Cells Democracy Dictatorship Eat Freedom Light Machinery Neither Political Power Prisoners Then True Turn]
It might be argued that genuine spontaneity is not really possible or desirable so long as printed scores of great works exist. All modern musicians are, for better or worse, prisoners of Gutenberg.
[ Argued Better Desirable Exist Genuine Great Gutenberg Long Might Modern Musicians Possible Printed Prisoners Really Scores Spontaneity Works Worse]
The Pentagon said that these prisoners were kept in accordance with the Geneva Convention, and of course I was not reassured by that, but I couldn't prove that that was wrong; so we're clearer about that.
[ Accordance Clearer Convention Course Geneva Kept Pentagon Prisoners Prove Reassured Said These Were Wrong]
Hundreds of political prisoners still suffer in Tibetan prisons. Freedom of speech is not allowed in any sense. It is illegal to possess a photo of the Dalai Lama.
[ Allowed Any Dalai Freedom Hundreds Illegal Lama Photo Political Possess Prisoners Prisons Sense Speech Still Suffer Tibetan]
If people around the world knew how well people at Guantanamo Bay are treating prisoners, they would not fall prey to the accusations that some in our Chamber are making. They are all receiving judicial review.
[ Accusations Around Bay Chamber Fall Guantanamo How Judicial Knew Making Our Prey Prisoners Receiving Review Some Treating Well World Would]
Pain dies quickly, and lets her weary prisoners go; the fiercest agonies have shortest reign.
[ Dies Fiercest Go Her Lets Pain Prisoners Quickly Reign Shortest Weary]
So what really works? Treatments in jail do some good, but it's mostly too late: finding a family and a job or just growing older make most prisoners eventually give up crime.
[ Crime Eventually Family Finding Give Good Growing Jail Job Just Late Make Most Mostly Older Prisoners Really Some Too Treatments Up Works]
I believe that free and civilized societies do not hold prisoners incommunicado.
[ Believe Civilized Free Hold Prisoners Societies]
My main point here is that if you are the child of God and God is a part of you, the in your imagination God suppose to look like you. And when you accept a picture of the deity assigned to you by another people, you become the spiritual prisoners of that other people.
[ Accept Another Assigned Become Child Deity God Here Imagination Look Main Other Part Picture Point Prisoners Spiritual Suppose Your]
When I'm forced by circumstances to be in a crowd of prisoners, it's all I can do to refrain from attack.
[ Attack Circumstances Crowd Forced Prisoners Refrain]
It has never demonstrated any desire to provide humane treatment to captured Americans. If anything, the murders of Nicholas Berg and Daniel Pearl declare al Qaeda's intentions to kill even innocent civilian prisoners.
[ Al Americans Any Anything Berg Captured Civilian Daniel Declare Demonstrated Desire Even Humane Innocent Intentions Kill Murders Never Nicholas Pearl Prisoners Provide Qaeda Treatment]
Both sides were supposed to release all their prisoners, those were unconditional. There was some prisoner release that took place but it's not been satisfactory.
[ Been Both Place Prisoner Prisoners Release Satisfactory Sides Some Supposed Their Those Took Unconditional Were]
If anyone has it rough at Guantanamo, it is the guards. They are constantly harassed and threatened by some of these terrorists. Prisoners tell guards, we know where your families are. We know where your wife is, your children, and we are going to kill them.
[ Anyone Children Constantly Families Going Guantanamo Guards Harassed Kill Know Prisoners Rough Some Tell Terrorists Them These Threatened Where Wife Your]
Through my illness I learned rejection. I was written off. That was the moment I thought, Okay, game on. No prisoners. Everybody's going down.
[ Down Everybody Game Going Illness Learned Moment Off Okay Prisoners Rejection Thought Through Written]
When it comes to the cause of justice, I take no prisoners and I don't believe in compromise.
[ Believe Cause Comes Compromise Justice Prisoners Take]
Without history we are the prisoners of the accident of where and when we were born.
[ Accident Born History Prisoners Were Where Without]
The photographs of Iraqi prisoners being subjected to degrading and humiliating treatment by their captors, and the reports of acts of sexual abuse, physical abuse, and other acts of maltreatment shock the conscience.
[ Abuse Acts Being Captors Conscience Degrading Humiliating Iraqi Other Photographs Physical Prisoners Reports Sexual Shock Subjected Their Treatment]
Two prisoners whose cells adjoin communicate with each other by knocking on the wall. The wall is the thing which separates them but is also their means of communication. It is the same with us and God. Every separation is a link.
[ Also Cells Communicate Communication Each Every God Knocking Link Means Other Prisoners Same Separates Separation Their Them Thing Two Us Wall Which Whose]
Most people are prisoners, thinking only about the future or living in the past. They are not in the present, and the present is where everything begins.
[ Begins Everything Future Living Most Only Past Present Prisoners Thinking Where]
In the decline of the day, near Kentucky river, as we ascended the brow of a small hill, a number of Indians rushed out of a thick cane-brake upon us, and made us prisoners.
[ Ascended Brow Day Decline Hill Indians Kentucky Made Near Number Out Prisoners River Rushed Small Thick Upon Us]
The witty woman is a tragic figure in American life. Wit destroys eroticism and eroticism destroys wit, so women must choose between taking lovers and taking no prisoners.
[ American Between Choose Destroys Eroticism Figure Life Lovers Must Prisoners Taking Tragic Wit Witty Woman Women]
There was never in my mind a desire to give in on the subject of freeing the political prisoners.
[ Desire Freeing Give Mind Never Political Prisoners Subject]
The African prisoners are orderly and peaceable among themselves.
[ African Among Orderly Peaceable Prisoners Themselves]
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
[ Fate Men Minds Only Own Prisoners Their]
On average, drug prisoners spend more time in federal prison than rapists, who often get out on early release because of the overcrowding in prison caused by the Drug War.
[ Average Because Caused Early Federal Get More Often Out Overcrowding Prison Prisoners Rapists Release Spend Than Time War]
The most important issue is clearly not the quality of treatment and care of these prisoners; rather it is the perplexing issue of what we now do with them.
[ Care Clearly Important Issue Most Now Perplexing Prisoners Quality Rather Them These Treatment]
We are victims of evil customs. It is a crime against humanity that our women are shut up within the four walls of the houses as prisoners. There is no sanction anywhere for the deplorable condition in which our women have to live.
[ Against Anywhere Condition Crime Customs Deplorable Evil Four Houses Humanity Live Our Prisoners Sanction Shut Up Victims Walls Which Within Women]
Women are dominating the charts, and women are doing it for themselves. We're kicking butt and taking no prisoners.
[ Charts Doing Dominating Kicking Prisoners Taking Themselves Women]
American soldiers had to guard prisoners on the inside while receiving mortar and weapons fire from the outside. Guantanamo is distant from any battlefield, making it far more secure.
[ American Any Battlefield Distant Far Fire Guantanamo Guard Had Inside Making More Mortar Outside Prisoners Receiving Secure Soldiers Weapons While]
In Vietnam we have no political prisoners. No one is arrested or jailed for his or her speech or point of view. They are put in jail because they violated the law.
[ Arrested Because Her His Jail Jailed Law Point Political Prisoners Put Speech Vietnam View Violated]
If they're in cell block 1A or 1B, these prisoners - they're murderers, they're terrorists, they're insurgents. Many of them probably have American blood on their hands. And here we're so concerned about the treatment of those individuals.
[ American Block Blood Cell Concerned Hands Here Individuals Insurgents Many Murderers Prisoners Probably Terrorists Their Them These Those Treatment]
It is important that people support prisoners of the Italian state like Joe in whatever way they can. I was not allowed contact with a lawyer for the first 24 hours, and no phone calls were permitted, but apparently telegrams have been getting through to Joe.
[ Allowed Apparently Been Calls Contact First Getting Hours Important Italian Joe Lawyer Permitted Phone Prisoners State Support Telegrams Through Way Were Whatever]
It is also asserted that the election settled the matters of the war and the torture of prisoners. These are dead issues that no longer need be addressed.
[ Addressed Also Asserted Dead Election Issues Longer Matters Need Prisoners Settled These Torture War]
More than 90 percent of all the prisoners in our American prisons have been abused as children.
[ Abused American Been Children More Our Percent Prisoners Prisons Than]
If we go to Chihuahua we must be considered as prisoners of war?
[ Chihuahua Considered Go Must Prisoners War]
When you look at the startling ruins of Nuremberg, you are looking at a result of the war. When you look at the prisoners on view in the courthouse, you are looking at 22 of the causes.
[ Causes Courthouse Look Looking Nuremberg Prisoners Result Ruins Startling View War]
God help us from those who believe that they are the sole possessors of truth. How we manage at times to agree willingly to become prisoners within our own minds and souls of beliefs and ideas on which we can never be flexible.
[ Agree Become Beliefs Believe Flexible God Help How Ideas Manage Minds Never Our Own Possessors Prisoners Sole Souls Those Times Truth Us Which Willingly Within]
Free and civilized societies do not hold prisoners incommunicado.
[ Civilized Free Hold Prisoners Societies]
Since 1957, black people have experienced double-digit unemployment - in good times and bad times. Look at the population of African Americans in prison. They represent more than half the population of prisoners in the country, 55 percent of those on death row.
[ African Americans Bad Black Country Death Double-Digit Experienced Good Half Look More Percent Population Prison Prisoners Represent Row Since Than Those Times Unemployment]
Human-rights advocates, for example, claim that the mistreatment of Iraqi prisoners is of a piece with President Bush's 2002 decision to deny al Qaeda and Taliban fighters the legal status of prisoners of war under the Geneva Conventions.
[ Advocates Al Bush Claim Conventions Decision Deny Example Fighters Geneva Human-Rights Iraqi Legal Piece President Prisoners Qaeda Status Taliban Under War]
Without territory, it does not even have the resources to provide detention facilities for prisoners, even if it were interested in holding captured POWs.
[ Captured Detention Does Even Facilities Holding Interested Pows Prisoners Provide Resources Territory Were Without]
The prisoners eyed the clothes some time, and laughed a good deal among themselves before they put them on.
[ Among Before Clothes Deal Eyed Good Laughed Prisoners Put Some Them Themselves Time]
Workers of France, it is for the freedom of the prisoners that you will go to work in Germany! It is for our country that you will go in large numbers!
[ Country France Freedom Germany Go Large Numbers Our Prisoners Will Work Workers]
To call something an 'enhanced interrogation technique' doesn't alter the fact that we thought it was torture when the Japanese used it on American prisoners, we thought it was torture when the North Koreans used it, we thought it was torture when the Soviets used it. You know, it's almost the moral equivalent of saying that rape is an enhanced seduction technique.
[ Almost Alter American Call Enhanced Equivalent Fact Interrogation Japanese Know Koreans Moral North Prisoners Saying Seduction Something Soviets Technique Thought Torture Used]
Torture has been privatized now, so you have obviously the whole scandal in America about the abuse of prisoners and the fact that, army people might be made to pay a price, but who are the privatized torturers accountable too?
[ Abuse Accountable America Army Been Fact Made Might Now Obviously Pay Price Prisoners Privatized Scandal Too Torture Torturers Whole]
The prisoners for better security against conversation shall have a canvas bag put over the head of each and tied around the neck, with a holes for proper breathing and eating, but not seeing.
[ Against Around Bag Better Breathing Canvas Conversation Each Eating Head Holes Neck Over Prisoners Proper Put Security Seeing Shall Tied]