internment

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Synonyms for internment

confinement during wartime

the act of confining someone in a prison (or as if in a prison)

placing private property in the custody of an officer of the law

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Ghazali is reportedly a Swedish citizen, with Algerian and Finnish origins, and had been held at the United States' Guantanamo Bay detainment camp in Cuba from 2002 to 2004.
Alfred Preis, the Honolulu architect commissioned to design the memorial, was the witness to another dark segment of the war, having spent three months in the Sand Island Detainment Camp in Hawaii, due to his Austrian origin.
Among other shortlisted works, the book beat Guantanamo Boy by Anna Perera, a novel about the notorious detainment camp at Guantanamo Bay.
He cited ending the use of torture, closing the detainment camp Guantanamo Bay on Cuba, moving to remove US military involvement in Iraq and attempting to reduce the US's nuclear weapons stock.
HUMAN rights campaigners predicted today that the controversial Guantanamo Bay detainment camp would close by the end of the year.