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the state of being detained by legal authority

Synonyms for detention

a state of being confined (usually for a short time)

a punishment in which a student must stay at school after others have gone home

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He posted $375 bond and was released from the Saline County Detention Center.
Meanwhile, the bench of D S Thakur quashed detention of Hurriyat leader, Assadullah Parray after hearing his counsel, Naser Qadri.
Four detainees received administrative detention orders for the first time or were re-detained and held under administrative detention after being released.
The police dossiers don't show any fresh activity and more painful is the way these PSA detention orders are passed.
Saeed's counsel strongly opposed any continued detention and said the detention order was passed under the Maintenance of Public Order, 1960 with purely mala fide intention.
Explaining as to why the government withdrew its application, a senior official of the Punjab government said that since the government has extended the detention of Saeed and four others till October 24 under the Maintenance of Public Order Ordinance 1960 it does not require to have them house arrested under the anti-terrorism law.
The provincial government does not require the extension to the detention of Saeed, his aides, Abdullah Ubaid, Malik Zafar Iqbal, Abdul Rehman Abid and Qazi Kashif Hussain, under the anti-terrorism law.
Yousif, also known as Hassan Salamah, 60, was detained after Israeli forces raided his house in Beituniya on October 20, 2015 three months after being released from a previous year-long administrative detention amidst accusations of "incitement" against Israel, Ma'an reported.
Administrative detention is the imprisonment of Palestinianswithout either indictment or trial.
Supply of sanitary kits to third countries (GdT) placed in special homes for temporary accommodation of foreigners (Detention Center) in Sofia and Detention Center Lubimets" in lots as follows: Lot 1 "Supply of pants and shirts for needs of residents in the Detention Center in Sofia and Detention Center Lubimets " Lot 2 "Supply of towels for the needs of residents in the Detention Center in Sofia and Detention Center Lubimets" Lot 3 "Supply of razors for the needs of residents in the Detention Center in Sofia and Lubimets Detention Center.
The tone of writing is generally critical of the growth of immigration detention and finds little support for governmental justifications for the practice.
In these revised papers from a conference held in Australia, international contributors in international law, government agencies, and NGOs consider the applications of international humanitarian and human rights law when dealing with the detention of non-state actors in armed conflict.
GENEVA, Aug 18 (KUNA) -- Two reports issued on Thursday show that 12 countries, taking part in a UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) strategy to end detention of asylum seekers and refugees, have made important progress towards ending detention of children over the past two years.
It's been almost a decade since there were no children in detention," Dutton reportedly added.
Les forces de l'occupation israelienne ont remis, hier matin, en detention administrative, l'avocat palestinien, Mohammed Allan, qui avait obtenu en aout, au prix d'une greve de la faim d'environ 60 jours, la levee de ce regime controverse d'emprisonnement potentiellement illimite sans inculpation.