What does amnesty mean?
The definition of amnesty
Am”nes*ty, n.
Etym: [L. amnestia, Gr. amnistie, earlier amnestie. See Mean, v.]

1 Forgetfulness; cessation of remembrance of wrong; oblivion.
2 An act of the sovereign power granting oblivion, or a general pardon, for a past offense, as to subjects concerned in an insurrection.

Am”nes*ty, v. t.
[imp. p. p. Amnestied; p. pr. & vb. n. Amnestying.]

To grant amnesty to.