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How to use the word wrongfully in a Sentence?

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We call for the Russian Federation to immediately release Mr. Gershkovich, we also call on Russia to release wrongfully detained U.S. citizen Paul Whelan.

Paul Whelan

Found on CNN
1 year ago

In my own mind, there’s no doubt that he’s being wrongfully detained by Russia, which is exactly what I said to Foreign Minister Lavrov when I spoke to him over the weekend, but I want to make sure that as always, because there is a formal process, that we go through it and we will, and I expect that to be to be completed soon.

Antony Blinken

Found on CNN
1 year ago

And I think that also kind of signals the escalation that the Russians are taking by taking a journalist and wrongfully detaining them and basically taking them hostage.

Trevor Reed

Found on CNN
1 year ago

Obviously, those charges sound extremely fishy, charging a journalist with espionage, and I think that also kind of signals the escalation that the Russians are taking by taking a journalist and wrongfully detaining them and basically taking them hostage.

Trevor Reed

Found on CNN
1 year ago

There are far too many people in Saudi detention who don’t have the benefit of US citizenship to draw attention to their cases. Almadi was wrongfully detained, reportedly tortured, and released only after tireless campaigning by his son and international pressure, almadi’s release shows that strategic pressure works, and US officials should continue to press for release of prisoners and lifting of travel bans.

Abdullah Alaoudh

Found on CNN
1 year ago

The US government needs to be prepared to make a fair and reasonable offer and negotiate for the release of these Americans being wrongfully held just like they have with the Americans being held in other countries.

Harrison Li

Found on CNN
1 year ago

Our priority is bringing all our wrongfully detained citizens home safely and as soon as possible and resolving the cases of missing and abducted Baquer Namazi citizens.

Baquer Namazi

Found on CNN
1 year ago

I’m disappointed the NDAA does not include language for a full reinstatement of these individuals into the military. I can assure you in the GOP majority, we’re going to do what’s right and make sure the DoD corrects military records, processes backpay, reinstates full benefits, and ensures a smooth reenlistment process for those servicemembers who want to re-enter after being wrongfully discharged.

Darrell Issa

Found on FOX News
1 year ago

We shouldn’t underscore the significance of this win for freedom and religious liberty – but the vast majority of our military personnel have already been coerced into receiving the COVID-19 vaccine or involuntarily separated, i’m disappointed the NDAA does not include language for a full reinstatement of these individuals into the military. I can assure you in the GOP majority, we’re going to do what’s right and make sure the DoD corrects military records, processes backpay, reinstates full benefits, and ensures a smooth reenlistment process for those servicemembers who want to re-enter after being wrongfully discharged.

Greg Steube

Found on FOX News
1 year ago

I am grateful for the hard work of dedicated public servants across the U.S. Government who made this possible, and who continue to deliver on my Administration’s unflinching commitment to keep faith with Americans held hostage and wrongfully detained all around the world.

Jorge Arreaza/Venezuela

Found on FOX News
1 year ago

Judge Jones’ ruling exposes this legal effort for what it really is: a tool wielded by a politician hoping to wrongfully weaponize the legal system to further her own political goals.

Brian Kemp

Found on FOX News
1 year ago

The affidavit that was filed in this case was egregious, and wrong, and had so many misstatements that carried it through to preliminary hearing where more lies and perjury were committed in order to get Mr. Morphew wrongfully convicted.

Iris Eytan

Found on FOX News
1 year ago

Brittney Griner has been wrongfully detained for four months, and Russia is now engaging in theater by subjecting her to a sham trial in an effort to create a false pretense that she is anything other than a political prisoner.

Colin Allred

Found on FOX News
1 year ago

The Russian Federation has wrongfully detained Brittney Griner, the practice of wrongful detention is unacceptable wherever it occurs and is a threat to the safety of everyone traveling, working, and living abroad.

Elizabeth Rood

Found on FOX News
1 year ago

Brittney Griners is wrongfully detained, unjustly detained and we have made that clear as an official determination of the Jake Sullivan government. Second, the Russian government should release Brittney Griners and allow Brittney Griners to be returned and reunited with Brittney Griners family and come home safe and sound.

Jake Sullivan

Found on CNN
1 year ago

So, what I believe that the Biden administration can do differently is to actually take the words and the rhetoric that they have and match them together, for example, an American that’s deemed wrongfully detained, to my understanding, from what the State Department is saying, America will negotiate their release. It’s not a maybe. It’s a will. They will negotiate for their release.

Cherelle Griner

Found on FOX News
1 year ago

This isn't a case about being compensated for serving time which Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey shouldn't have served. This is about returning people their own money that was wrongfully taken from them in connection with their convictions, so every penny that is part of this settlement is a reminder of all the ways that we punish people as part of the war on drugs.

Matthew Segal

Found on CNN
1 year ago

Paul Whelan at every opportunity is wrongfully detained in Russia. Roger Carstens and Roger Carstens team continue to do everything we can to seek Paul Whelan release from Russian custody.

President Biden

Found on CNN
2 years ago

I look forward to our continued collaboration with Cooley Law School Innocence Project and University of Michigan Innocence Clinic in our collective pursuit of providing justice to those wrongfully imprisoned.

Dana Nessel

Found on CNN
2 years ago

Sports fans can play a huge role because they're not a constituency that I think the [ American ] government is hearing from, you want to see Brittney Griner come home ? Or Trevor Reed or Paul Whelan or any of the other 50 hostages ? I would suggest calling the White House every day and telling Trevor Reed or Paul Whelan you want President Biden to prioritize the repatriation of wrongfully detained American citizens.

Jonathan Franks

Found on CNN
2 years ago

An unfortunate component about advocating for someone who is wrongfully detained is you have to make your presence known. There's always a crisis going on, and you have to keep reminding people that there is an American who is being held by a hostile foreign nation, often one that we have relations with of some sort, and that this situation has to end.

Elizabeth Whelan

Found on CNN
2 years ago

There's an exponentially higher number of people who are wrongfully sentenced than wrongfully convicted.

Ross Kramer

Found on CNN
2 years ago

I raised the case of two wrongfully imprisoned American citizens, Paul Whelan and Trevor Reed, the families of the detained Americans came up and we discussed them. We're going to follow through with that discussion. I am not going to walk away on that.

President Biden

Found on CNN
2 years ago

President Biden -- after 30 months of being wrongfully detained by the Russian government, I implore you to bring this appalling case of hostage diplomacy to an end.

Paul Whelan

Found on CNN
2 years ago

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