detention


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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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The paucity of detention space in Canada raises a related concern: the unfairness of the chance of detention being highly correlated to whether the migrant or asylum seeker is arrested in Toronto and Montreal versus anywhere else in the state.
They had been assured they would not be placed in detention while in Darwin, he said, and they reacted when they found the bus had taken them to a detention center where illegal aliens are held.
The seven detained persons who were allowed to meet their relatives in detention center at Lakki Marwat are Yaqub, Ibrahim, Abdul Qayyum, Zakir Ullah and Fasih Ullah while the applications of 20 detained persons including Aziz Ahmad, Osama Wazir, Hafiz Tayyab, Jamshid Raza and others have been kept ready for arranging their meeting with their family members.
There are 22 people in her form group and 20 of them got detention.
ICE bills the new 608-bed, $32 million Karnes detention center in southern Texas as a model civil facility for features such as its medical facilities, opportunities for unescorted detainee movement, and additional outside recreation space.
Damage was done to the walls, air conditioning, ceiling, bed sheets and lights at the detention centre.
In the request they warned that they would make trouble or set fire to the detention centre if they were not transferred to another detention centre.
Immigration officials said no one was injured in the incident, but it marks one of the most serious eruptions of unrest among asylum-seekers in Australia, where the government's policy of indefinite detention is a hot political issue.
Unlike most European countries and contrary to the recommendations made by the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, there is no legal limit to the time a person may be held in immigration detention in the UK.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement could more safely and lawfully operate its sprawling detention system, reports the nonpartisan think-tank Migration Policy Institute (MPI).
Immigration and Customs Enforcement will no longer detain families at a much-criticized former medium-security prison in Texas and will take other steps to make immigrant detention more appropriate for the noncriminals the agency currently holds in jails and prisons.
RAMALLAH, December 10, 2015 (WAFA) Israeli authorities Thursday extended the detention of journalist, Mohammad al-Qeeq, 33 years old, and injured prisoner, Azmi Nafa, 21 years old, from Jenin.
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.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Israeli authorities recently issued administrative detention orders against 18 Palestinians, without a charge or trial, the Palestinian Prisoner's Club (PPC) disclosed.
401 Palestinian detainees in Israeli prisons are boycottingmilitary courts in protest of the inhumane Israeli policy of administrative detention, which violates international humanitarian law and enables the Israeli government to detain Palestinians indefinitely without trial.