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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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Deputy Attorney General Sajid Ilyas Bhatti said that internment camps were a matter relating to the Home Department and the tribal areas.
Using oral history and documentary sources, this book compares internment of German, Austrian, and Italian internees in Great Britain and those of Japanese ancestry in the US during World War II.
org/sections/codeswitch/2013/08/09/210138278/japanese-internment-redress) drawn comparisons with the internment of Japanese-Americans in the 1940s.
My knowledge of the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II stopped at the fact that there was a Japanese internment; I thought the military could not have been involved.
Their cases were examined individually, and those who were flagged, sometimes because of rumors or reports by neighbors, wound up in internment camps.
In 1988, two years after Yasui's death, Congress passed the Civil Liberties Act, which formally apologized for the relocation and internment and provided financial compensation to surviving internees.
Critique: An impressive work of seminal scholarly research utilizing original source materials, "The Little Third Reich on Lake Superior: A History of Canadian Internment Camp R" is a substantial and unique contribution that is very highly recommended for academic library 20th Century Canadian History reference collections in general, and World War II supplemental studies reading lists in particular.
The site, a former internment camp that also housed prisoners of war, tells the history of internment and martial law in Hawaii during World War II.
BRITAIN has confronted many dark parts of its history - but the grim tale of foreign nationals being forced to live in squalid internment camps in Merseyside during WW2 remains relatively unknown.
PESHAWAR -- Five more terrorists interned in different internment centres of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) have been declared as in Black Category, a report submitted to Peshawar High Court (PHC).
Contract notice: Supply and Installation of Single Internment Burial Chambers
China Interrupted: Japanese Internment and the Reshaping of a Canadian Missionary Community.
Cartographies of Violence: Japanese Canadian Women, Memory, and the Subjects of the Internment.
Cartographies of violence; Japanese Canadian women, memory, and the subjects of the internment.