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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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If a more prolonged war broke out between the United States and a Middle Eastern country, it would not be hard to imagine the implementation of internment camps against Muslims from the Middle East simply on the basis of their religion and ethnicity.
home front, where nearly a quarter of a million Japanese Americans, though citizens of this country, were uprooted from their homes and placed in remote internment camps because of a perceived security threat.
Autio's notes and photographs include information about Finnish-Canadians and Canada's internment camps.
government ordered people of Japanese descent living on the West Coast into internment camps for the duration of World War II.
Now these internment camp sites, which for more than 60 years have been symbols of a dark chapter in our history, will be transformed into places of remembrance and learning," says Inouye, a member of the Senate's appropriations committee.
A DISPLAY of artwork created in Liverpool internment camps is going on show in London.
Wu explains that, next to Chinese immigrants, it was Japanese Americans, with memories of World War II-era internment camps still reverberating, who were the most sympathetic and vocal.
Roosevelt sent more than 100,000 Japanese-Americans to internment camps.
It is one of the scariest orders ever issued by any President, and it amounts to the gravest assault on our Constitution at least since Richard Nixon's Saturday Night Massacre and perhaps since FDR's order to put Japanese Americans in internment camps or John Adams's Alien and Sedition Acts of 1798.
June Watanabe's tribute to Americans of Japanese ancestry who were herded off into internment camps during World War II is restrained, nuanced, and intelligent.
A native of San Jose, California, Mineta and his family were among the 120,000 Americans of Japanese ancestry forced into internment camps by the U.
Frances McAll and her husband, Kenneth McAll, have each written several books--about their experiences in Japanese internment camps in China during World War II, about his pioneering work on the boundaries between psychiatry and spiritual healing, about her work as a GP.
The artist used her painting as a way to document and understand her world and is best known for the paintings she completed at the Japanese-American internment camps at the Tanforan, Calif.
This study reveals the variety of artistic expression among Japanese-American civilians held in US internment camps during WWII and discusses the themes and critical reception of the 1957 novel No-No Boy, written by John Okada, a former internee at Minidoka camp.