detention centre

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a large cell where prisoners (people awaiting trial or sentence or refugees or illegal immigrants) are confined together temporarily

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Bureau of Prisons has allowed neither Human Rights Watch nor Amnesty International to visit the New York City detention centers.
Democrats and immigrant rights activists had criticized the use of family detention centers, saying the jail-like conditions were not appropriate for vulnerable women and children who were seeking relief.
More than half of them were particularly received from the people staying in the detention centers.
Now it is learnt that his brothers are in detention centers at Lakki Marwat.
A South Texas grand jury has indicted Cheney and Gonzales on charges related to the alleged abuse of prisoners in Willacy County's federal detention centers.
The daily operations of juvenile detention centers are well-regulated at the state and local levels.
The cardinal every year selects a different detention center to bring his message of hope.
We feel that our performance with the first few detention centers will lead to our servicing the remaining centers across the state and perhaps other state run facilities.
But an industry that began with government contracts to build INS processing and detention centers some 15 years ago was near bankrupt by the end of 2000.
The Bosnian government said it intended to release all prisoners in its detention centers by Sunday.
Increasingly, defendants under the age of 18 are being not only sentenced to juvenile detention centers but to adult prison facilities.
Collectively, the three companies provide integrated, automated solutions for jails, courts, detention centers, probation facilities, and district attorneys offices, with over 150 installations nationwide.
The Turtle-Shield (R), a first-of-its-kind patented aid to humanely subdue mental health patients in crisis, is now available for use in hospitals, mental health facilities or detention centers.
With videoconferencing equipment installed in courtrooms and detention centers, prisoners will not need to leave the holding facility for their arraignments.