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the state of being detained by legal authority

the act of limiting or condition of being limited

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One of the plaintiffs in the lawsuit, 29-year-old, Mersiha Tuzlic, filed a complaint during her confinement, begging for help and citing her claustrophobia and high-risk pregnancy.
RAMALLAH, November 12, 2016 (WAFA) - Three Palestinian brothers have been on hunger strike for 10 days to protest being held in solitary confinement in an Israeli prison, the Detainees Affairs Commission said in a press release on Saturday.
Moshagheb began his strike a few days ago, after seven months of being held in solitary confinement and being prevented from receiving visits by family or friends.
Synopsis: The UN Special Rapporteur on Torture has denounced the use of solitary confinement beyond fifteen days as a form of cruel and degrading treatment that often rises to the level of torture.
The use of solitary confinement of juveniles is being reassessed, as questions about its dangers grow.
US President Barack Obama sent a powerful message last week when he barred federal prisons from holding juveniles in solitary confinement and ordered the Bureau of Prisons to undertake sweeping changes in how solitary is used throughout the federal system.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Dec 23 (ANI): More girls were rescued allegedly from the illegal confinement at the ashram owned by Baba Virender Dev Dikshit in Rohini on Saturday.
2) During that time, officials put Kalief in solitary confinement for two years, where he endured abuse by officers and other prisoners, multiple suicide attempts, and the deprivation of food.
These voices include the people who have worked in solitary confinement units (like McCall), people whose family members have been exposed to solitary confinement (like Casique), and people who themselves have experienced-and are still experiencing--the trauma of solitary confinement (like Czifra).
The confinement in an educational centre is regulated by art.
Their demands are represented in ending the policy of administrative detention, ending the solitary confinement, medical treatment for sick detainees, the prevention of lawyer and family visits and other legitimate demands.
He reveals the history of solitary confinement in the US, describes the rise of the supermax penitentiary, and explains the Supreme CourtAEs decisions on solitary confinement and the prohibition of cruel and unusual punishment.
Time budget of turkeys (Maleagris gallopavo) reared under free-range and confinement rearing systems was recorded and compared from day old chick to sixth months of age.
Brazeau became the focus of media attention this past summer for being at the centre of a class-action lawsuit that "alleges Canada's use of solitary confinement and lack of timely access to prescription drugs violate the rights of the mentally ill.