Early in his career his stance on prisoner releases, one of the most sensitive and key issues of the conflict, was uncompromising.
In fact, the real transcript showed it was the prisoner, not Diallo, who raised the issue of money, Thompson would later disclose.
When a prisoner ran toward the people that were throwing bread,” Helen says, “the SS shoot them right on the spot.
For him the story of prisoner X is representative of the broader conflict and of the absence of peace and solution.
You were a prisoner to whatever people wanted to say or write about you.
Surrounded by spies, he was viewed more as a prisoner than as a guest.
Daubenton and a huissier departed with the prisoner and four gendarmes.
Once more the key turned in the lock, and Diana was a prisoner.
I trust that I am now the prisoner of some honorable knight or gentleman.
On this being shown to the prisoner, he struggled no longer.
"person in prison, captive person," late 14c. (earlier "a jailer," mid-13c., but this did not survive Middle English), from Old French prisonier "captive, hostage" (12c., Modern French prisonnier), from prisoun (see prison (n.)). Captives taken in war have been called prisoners since mid-14c.; phrase prisoner of war dates from 1670s (see also POW). Prisoner's dilemma attested from 1957.