prisoner of conscience

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Etymology[edit]

Defined by Peter Benenson in his article "The Forgotten Prisoners" in 1961.

Noun[edit]

prisoner of conscience (plural prisoners of conscience)[[Category:|PRISONER OF CONSCIENCE]][[Category:|PRISONER OF CONSCIENCE]]

  1. anyone imprisoned because of their race, religion, or political views

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