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Extrajudicial

Meanings and phrases

extrajudicial

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. beyond the usual course of legal proceedings; legally unwarranted

extrajudicial killings

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Afterwards there followed five days of looting and extrajudicial killings by the Nationalist troops.
  • Two years later, he was appointed leader of a secret seven-man unit which carried out extrajudicial killings.
  • At least forty extrajudicial killings were reported to have been carried out, and most were against unarmed persons.

extrajudicial detention

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Khaled Ben Mustafa Khaled Ben Mustafa is a citizen of France who was held in extrajudicial detention in the United States Guantanamo Bay detainment camps, in Cuba.
  • After several months of CIA interrogations and torture, however, Rahim, in March 2008, was sent to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba where he is held in extrajudicial detention.
  • Judge Kay heard several habeas corpus petitions submitted on behalf of detainees held in extrajudicial detention in the United States's Guantanamo Bay detention camps in Cuba.
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