A person imprisoned for their political beliefs or actions.
More example sentences
- Amnesty International estimates that 1,500 political prisoners remain in Burmese jails.
- Eleven political prisoners at Kalutara prison wrote to the SEP seeking its intervention on their behalf.
- A Croation prison camp may be reopened as a fantasy prison camp for wannabe political prisoners.
Definition of political prisoner in:
- The British & World English dictionary