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.
"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.