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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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The establishment and management of Australias offshore detention centres are a shameful chapter in Australias national story.
Set in a detention centre in the Northern Territory, this book is a masterpiece of story weaving.
Since the opening of the Detention Centre, there have never been that many foreigners residing in Bulgaria illegally.
Mr Fulad urged people, who wished to donate winter clothing and blankets to contact him or the society, whose volunteers plan to visit detention centres by the end of the month and hand over the warmer items to the officers-in-charge.
Australian church leaders have accused the Abbott government of "state-sanctioned child abuse" in asylum seeker detention centres and called for Immigration Minister Scott Morrison to resign from his office.
Dato' Alias Haji Ahmad, the Director General Malaysia Immigration Department, welcomed the High Commissioner's visit to the Immigration Department and assured his department would take necessary measures to further improve physical conditions at the detention centres.
A Court of First Instance bench, presided over by Judge Maher Salama Al Mahdi, also fined the two inmates Dh100,000 to repay for the damage they inflicted on the Al Qusais detention centre in December 2009.
Another mission was conducted on April 30, to the Tawaysha detention centre where 65 Somali nationals were registered.
31, 2011 (TAP) - Representatives from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) visited, on Monday, a detention centre in Tunis as well as two prisons in Mornaguia and Bizerte.
Their occupants have been detained at either Christmas Island or mainland detention centres while their refugee claims are assessed.
Although the regime in Britain's detention centres is different from that in prisons, the experience is still one of imprisonment.
The UN Information Centre says in a statement that UN experts on arbitrary detention have arrived in the Islamic Republic to discuss legal and human rights issues and visit detention centres in several cities.
A REFUGEE yesterday accused William Hague of acting like Hitler over his plans to put asylum seekers in detention centres.
Latest clinical assessments in Australia-run detention centres revealed that half of asylum seekers are suffering from mental health problems like stress or anxiety and depression.
Contract Awarded to run the two Pacific island immigration detention centres