01. He was sentenced to two years in [prison] for possession of marijuana.
02. This morning, guards found a [prisoner] who had hanged himself in his jail cell.
03. She was [imprisoned] in her native country for speaking out against government corruption.
04. Boxer Rubin Carter, convicted of a murder he didn't commit, refused to wear his [prison] clothes while in jail.
05. Many people feel that [prison] is simply a school for criminals, and does nothing to reduce crime.
06. While in [prison], the inmate took university courses, and eventually earned a law degree.
07. A wise man once remarked that the worst [prison] would be a closed heart.
08. Gandhi once said, "You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never [imprison] my mind."
09. There is a Saudi Arabian proverb which observes that so long as I can keep a secret, it is my [prisoner], but if I let it slip, then I am its [prisoner].
10. There is a French proverb which observes that there are no beautiful [prisons] or ugly loved ones.
11. There is a Japanese proverb that states that if you steal goods, you'll go to [prison], but if you steal lands, you are a king.
12. There is a Spanish proverb which observes that shyness is the [prison] of the heart.
13. In May 2000, China toughened its regulations against computer viruses, mandating fines, and up to five years [imprisonment] for people who spread the bugs.
14. In Burma, illegal possession of a computer modem can lead to a [prison] term.
15. Nearly 43 percent of convicted criminals serving [prison] sentences in the United States are re-arrested within a year of being released.
16. Billions of dollars have been spent, and thousands of people [imprisoned] in the war on drugs.
17. In October of 1994, the U.S. government announced that the [prison] population in that country exceeded one million.
18. Thousands of people worldwide are in [prison] today because of their beliefs.

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